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Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.

Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.

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New York City, NY

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Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.

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@NRPodcasts

Language:

English

Contact:

212-679-7330


Episodes

Episode 168: ‘Revelations of Divine Love’ by Julian of Norwich

2/23/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Veronica Mary Rolf to discuss Julian of Norwich's 'Revelations of Divine Love.'

Duration:00:31:52

Episode 167: ‘The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge’ by Calvin Coolidge

2/16/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Thomas J. Tacoma to discuss Calvin Coolidge's 'The Autobiography of Calvin Coolidge.'

Duration:00:29:52

Episode 166: The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins

2/9/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Holly Ordway to discuss the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins.

Duration:00:30:45

Episode 165: ‘Up from Slavery’ by Booker T. Washington

2/2/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Desmond Jagmohan of the University of California at Berkeley to discuss Booker T. Washington's 'Up from Slavery.'

Duration:00:33:36

Episode 164: ‘Richard II’ by William Shakespeare

1/26/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Veronica Brooks of Hillsdale College to discuss William Shakespeare's 'Richard II.'

Duration:00:32:52

Episode 163: ‘The Return of the King’ by J. R. R. Tolkien

1/19/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Bradley Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Return of the King.'

Duration:00:31:02

Episode 162: ‘The Two Towers’ by J. R. R. Tolkien

1/12/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Bradley Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss J. R. R. Tolkien's 'The Two Towers.'

Duration:00:32:48

Episode 161: ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’ by J. R. R. Tolkien [Rereleased Version]

1/5/2021
John J. Miller is joined by Bradley Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss J. R. R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring. This is a rerelease of episode 28 with some additional discussion of the book.

Duration:00:37:12

Episode 160: ‘The Principia’ by Isaac Newton

12/15/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Rob Iliffe of the University of Oxford to discuss Isaac Newton's 'The Principia.'

Duration:00:33:15

Episode 159: ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ by Charles Dickens

12/8/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Gina Dalfonzo of Dickensblog to discuss Charles Dickens's 'A Tale of Two Cities.'

Duration:00:36:39

Episode 158: ‘Omeros’ by Derek Walcott

12/1/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Dutton Kearney of Hillsdale College to discuss Derek Walcott's 'Omeros.'

Duration:00:32:49

Episode 157: ‘O Pioneers!’ by Willa Cather

11/24/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Dedra Birzer of Hillsdale College to discuss Willa Cather's 'O Pioneers!'

Duration:00:32:13

Episode 156: ‘Mother Courage and Her Children’ by Bertolt Brecht

11/17/2020
John J. Miller is joined by James Brandon of Hillsdale College to discuss Bertolt Brecht's 'Mother Courage and Her Children.'

Duration:00:34:16

Episode 155: ‘The Sound and the Fury’ by William Faulkner

11/10/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Michael Gorra of Smith College to discuss William Faulkner's 'The Sound and the Fury.'

Duration:00:33:58

Episode 154: ‘Notes on Government’ by James Madison

11/3/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Colleen Sheehan of Arizona State University to discuss James Madison's 'Notes on Government.'

Duration:00:33:55

Episode 153: ‘Works and Days’ by Hesiod

10/27/2020
John J. Miller is joined by A. E. Stallings to discuss Hesiod's 'Works and Days.'

Duration:00:33:34

Episode 152: ‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’ by Ray Bradbury

10/20/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Robert M. Woods of the Veritas Christian Academy to discuss Ray Bradbury's 'Something Wicked This Way Comes.'

Duration:00:32:59

Episode 151: Jefferson’s Bible

10/13/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Peter Manseau to discuss Jefferson's Bible.

Duration:00:33:02

Episode 150: ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen

10/6/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Rachel Mackey of the Hudson Institute to discuss Jane Austen's 'Emma.'

Duration:00:32:56

Episode 149: ‘The Memorandum’ by Vaclav Havel

9/29/2020
John J. Miller is joined by Flagg Taylor of Skidmore College to discuss Vaclav Havel's 'The Memorandum.'

Duration:00:34:28