Nathan Gilmour discusses a chapter of Martha Nussbaum’s Cultivating Humanity with Michial Farmer and David Grubbs.
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.
David Grubbs holds forth with Nathan Gilmour and Michial Farmer about allegory, both as a mode of reading and as a literary genre. The debate hinges on what terms mean in which contexts: is a[…]
General Introduction – A busy summer – How we spent our summer vacations – Three big announcements The Middle Ages and Antiquity – The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire – Rhetorical constructs –[…]
General Introduction – We read the poem – Happy snow—happy, happy snow! – No listener feedback The Great Odes of 1819 – What do they have in common? – Experimentation with sonnets – The lyric[…]
General Introduction – Listener feedback – Who’s listening? – What’s on the blog? – Formatting a dissertation The Patience of Job – The patience of Job? – Gregory the Great (again!) – Shall we blame[…]
General Introduction – What is a triptych, anyway? – We stand outside of time – What’s on the blog? Euripides the Man – What do we know? – Making fun of Euripides – Misogynist –[…]
General Introduction – The end of an era – What we want on our statues – What’s on the blog? – Freshman comp clichés – More on DVD players in cars What is a Canon?[…]
General Introduction – The Dennis Miller ratio – What’s on the blog? And where’s that McLaren review? – On the rhetoric trilogy – A string of feel-good clichés Beginning with the Personal – David’s frequent[…]
General Introduction – Hey, it’s Spring Break (for some of us) – Good news! – Grubbs apologizes for our hiatus – Why we’re better than the other podcasts – What’s on the blog? – How[…]