The Christian Feminist Podcast, Episode #140: Brave New World

Knowing

Our experiences with the novel

Neil Postman on why the novel is applicable to our lives

Some historical background: Modernism, technology, governing social narratives, and bioethics

Reading

How this novel compares to other 20th-c. dystopias

Sexuality divorced from reproduction

The specter of Shakespeare and what books do for us

What do they worship in New London?

Passing On

We by Yevgeny Zamyatin

Humanae Vitae by Pope Paul VI

Lanier D. (2014) “Shakespearean Rhizomatics: Adaptation, Ethics, Value.” In: Huang A., Rivlin E. (eds) Shakespeare and the Ethics of Appropriation. Reproducing Shakespeare: New Studies in Adaptation and Appropriation. Palgrave Macmillan, New York.

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