Tag: Harold Bloom

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #136: Gabriel García Márquez

Nathan Gilmour leads a discussion with Michial Farmer and David Grubbs about two stories by the late Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez—“A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” and “The Handomest Drowned Man in the World.” Our opening music this week is Pep Squad’s “Angel,” from their 1998 album No Doy!

The Christian Humanist Podcast, Episode #125: The Great American Novel

General Introduction – Keeping the seat warm – Danny gets it right! – Listener feedback – Christian Humanist University Personal Definitions – Exemplifying American-ness – The changing representation of Huckleberry Finn – Shakespeare as American author – Subverting the American spirit – Great Novels from other countries The Nationalist Epic – Ex post facto epics…

To Every Link There Is a Time and a Season

Is the contemporary American novel written in vernacular English? A Londoner visits Atlanta (and has several nice things to say about it!) What’s Harold Bloom’s favorite book of the Bible? Our buddy Chris Gehrz tries to figure out what “Christian fundamentalist” means in the mass media. What’s Catch-22 really about? (Michial sez: If you didn’t…