Literature

AmLit Readers: American Literature, Culture, and History Podcast

Prof. O'Malley

Discussion of American literature, culture, and history; connects readers to books; and offers analysis of famous first lines from books.

Episodes

Ep. 3.5 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:04:05
Ep. 3.5 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2

Ep. 5 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 17-end

Ep. 3.4 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:04:36
Ep. 3.4 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2

Ep. 4 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 17-end

Ep. 3.3 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:05:06
Ep. 3.3 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2

Ep. 3 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 17-end

Ep. 3.2 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:05:08
Ep. 3.2 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2

Ep. 2 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 17-end

Ep. 3.1 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:05:39
Ep. 3.1 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne — Part 2

Ep. 1 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 17-end

Ep. 2.5 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:06:49
Ep. 2.5 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1

Ep. 5 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 1-16.  Revisit Chapter 13 to give your perspective on the "dark labyrinth of Hester's mind."  See also Bercovitch's "Office" and Dauber "Redisovering" and Coale "Mesmerism." Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1. Get in touch @profomalley  

Ep. 2.4 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:04:19
Ep. 2.4 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1

Ep. 4 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 1-16.  Think about what the letter A represents.  Consider Chillingworth's equipose.  See also Bercovitch on "unadulterated sunshine" here.  Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1. Get in touch @profomalley.

Ep. 2.3 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:03:55
Ep. 2.3 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1

Ep. 3 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 1-16. Enter the debate over how Hawthorne's represents women. Consider the centrality of trials, sentences, and punishment in American culture.See also Yellin, "Women and Sisters" and Barlowe, "Scarlet Mob."  Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1.

Ep. 2.2 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:05:14
Ep. 2.2 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1

Episode 2 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Ch 1-16. Consider whether the novel is the "first" work of American literature.  Does Hawthorne use a democratic style?  See also, The Office of The Scarlet Letter (here). Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1. Contact @profomalley

Ep. 2.1 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:04:22
Ep. 2.1 Reading Nathaniel Hawthorne - Part 1

Episode 1 of 5 on Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, Chapters 1-16. Review "The Custom House: Introduction" and understand why text is set in the past; see also, "Jefferson, Hawthorne, and 'The Custom House" in Nineteenth-Century LiteratureJoin us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1. Contact @profomalley

 

Ep. 1.4 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:05:54
Ep. 1.4 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson

Episode 4 of 4 on Ralph Waldo Emerson.  Embrace "creative reading."  Suggested reading:  “Self-Reliance” and “American Scholar” by Ralph Waldo Emerson; see also Emerson: The Mind on Fire (here). Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1. Contact @profomalley

Ep. 1.3 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:04:03
Ep. 1.3 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson

Episode 3 of 4 on Ralph Waldo Emerson. Consider the implications American individualism.  Suggested reading:  “Self-Reliance” and “American Scholar” by Ralph Waldo Emerson; see also The Emerson Effect (here). Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1.

Ep. 1.2 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:03:21
Ep. 1.2 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson

Episode 2 of 4 on Ralph Waldo Emerson.  Define Transcendentalism.  Suggested reading:  “Self-Reliance” and “American Scholar” by Ralph Waldo Emerson; see also Dictionary of Literary Biography (p. 205). Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1. Contact @profomalley

Ep. 1.1 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson
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2018-01-06 12:28:42 UTC 00:05:18
Ep. 1.1 Reading Ralph Waldo Emerson

Episode of 1 of 4 on Ralph Waldo Emerson.  Get a handle on Emerson's place in American literary culture.  Suggested reading: “Self-Reliance” and “American Scholar” by Ralph Waldo Emerson; see also American Renaissance (here). Join us on Goodreads goo.gl/T7Waw1. Contact @profomalley

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