KHSU's Classics Now
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Mary and Solomon, from the Northcoast Book Discussion Group, explore literary classics and their relevance to present day.
||CleanClassics Now: Every Hero’s Journey||From Buddha to Wotan to Luke Skywalker, the hero’s journey remains remarkably the same across cultures and generations. This is Joseph Campbell’s thesis in his “Hero With a Thousand Faces”. Join Mary and Solomon as they discuss Campbell’s “m||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: Awakening Feminism in 1899||The Awakening is a novel by Kate Chopin , first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle between her increasingly unorthodox views on||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKind Children Become Water Babies||Mary Harper and Solomon Everta from Classics Now discuss Charles Kingley’s The Water Babies- A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby where young Tom becomes a water baby and goes on a journey to learn about kindness.||8/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: Emile & Child-Centric Educology||Mary Harper and Solomon Everta from Classics Now discuss Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Emile, or On Education , Rousseau’s classic on the philosophy and practice of education. Emile’s tutor attempts to show how a young person can be brought up to fulfil||6/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: The Wasps by Aristophanes||Mary and Solomon, from the Northcoast Book Discussion Group discuss The Wasps by Aristophanes.||1/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: James Joyce's Dubliners and a Tribute to Lance Hardie||Mary Harper and Solomon Everta , of the Northcoast Book Discussion Group, review Dubliners , James Joyce's collection of stories capturing Irish middle class life at the turn of the last century. Mary and Solomon will also pay tribute to Lance Hardie.||11/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: Sonnets from the Portuguese||Mary Harper and Solomon Everta, of the Northcoast Book Discussion Group, examine Elizabeth Barrett Browning - her strict upbringing; growing up in Jamaica; hiding her marriage from her family. Mary reads passages from Sonnets from the Portuguese - poems||9/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: Goethe and the Laws of Attraction||Solomon Everta from the Northcoast Books Discussion Group takes an engaging look at Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Elective Affinities . Classics Now is a monthly feature regularly hosted by Mary Harper and Solomon Everta . Classics Now airs the third||7/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: Aphra Behn's Oroonoko||Mary Harper and Solomon Everta of the Northcoast Books Discussion Group showcase the novelette, Oroonoko, written by Aphra Behn. Aphra Behn is widely recognized as the first professional woman author. Oroonoko was written in the 17th century.||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClassics Now: Much Ado About Nothing||Mary Harper and Solomon Everta of the Northcoast Book Discussion Group talk about William Shakespeare's timeless classic Much Ado About Nothing . Classics Now airs the 3rd Thursday of every month at 1:00 pm on the KHSU Homepage.||5/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|