Download or stream this episode Nathan Gilmour leads David Grubbs and Michial Farmer in a discussion of Desiderius Erasmus’s mock-encomium The Praise of Folly.
Michial Farmer leads David Grubbs and Nathan Gilmour in a discussion of Arthur Miller’s 1947 play All My Sons.
General Introduction – The end of the season – On doctoral regalia – Summer courses – Slightly less minor internet celebrities – Ongoing projects Witches in the Bible – Saul and the non-witch of Endor[…]
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