Episode 57: On Fairy Stories by J. R. R. Tokien
Today on The Literary Life podcast, we will be discussing J. R. R. Tolkien’s essay “On Fairy Stories“. Tune in again over the next two weeks as we continue the conversation with Tolkien’s…
Episode 51: Discussing Simone Weil’s Essay on Education
On this week’s episode of The Literary Life podcast, our hosts have a converation about Simone Weil’s essay “Reflections on the Right Use of School Studies with a View to the Love of…
Episode 18: “The Vulture” by Samuel Johnson
Welcome to the final episode of our summer series on short stories and essays! Today your hosts Angelina Stanford and Cindy Rollins are joined once again by Thomas Banks for their discussion of…
Episode 16: “Why I Write” by George Orwell
The topic of today's discussion on The Literary Life is George Orwell's essay "Why I Write." Angelina and Cindy kick off the conversation about how much they each identify with Orwell's description of…
Episode 14: “The Adventures of a Shilling” by Joseph Addison
Today on The Literary Life, Cindy Rollins and Angelina Stanford are joined by a special guest, Angelina's husband, Thomas Banks! This week's selection for our summer series is Joseph Addison's "The Adventures of…
Episode 12: “A Defence of Penny Dreadfuls” by G. K. Chesterton
On The Literary Life podcast today, Angelina Stanford and Cindy Rollins discuss G. K. Chesterton's essay "A Defense of Penny Dreadfuls."
Episode 9: Are Women Human?
Today on The Literary Life, Angelina Stanford and Cindy Rollins discuss Dorothy L. Sayers’ essay “Are Women Human?“ They explore the ideas that Sayers wrestles with in the essay, including: the Victorian view…