Monthly Archives: May 2019

1835 – Mary Shelley’s Lodore



Instead of reading Mary Shelley’s 900-page fifth novel, Lodore, save yourself some time and listen to our episode on it! We’ll provide you with the highlights, including a glimpse into the 38-year-old widow’s possibly queer relationships with other women.

Sources:
Mary Shelley, Lodore. http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks06/0606381h.html
Graham Allen, Mary Shelley: https://www.macmillanihe.com/page/detail/?sf1=barcode&st1=9780230019089
Virginia Bracket, Critical Companion to Mary Shelley: http://www.infobasepublishing.com/Bookdetail.aspx?ISBN=0816081239
Anne K. Mellor, Mary Shelley: Her Life, Her Fiction, Her Monsters: https://www.routledge.com/Mary-Shelley-Her-Life-Her-Fiction-Her-Monsters-1st-Edition/Mellor/p/book/9780415901475

Music:
“Brandenburg Concerto no. 4” by Johann Sebastian Bach, performed by Kevin MacLeod
“Fiddles McGinty” by Kevin MacLeod
“B – Somber Ballads” by Kevin MacLeod

This episode features the voices of Steven Nelson and Mary Shelly. Our associate producer is Paula Matzke.

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1834 – The Death of Samuel Taylor Coleridge



On the year of his death, we look at the life and work of one of the founders of British Romanticism, Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Sources:
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Biographia Literaria: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6081
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Complete Poetical Workshttps://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/29090
Thomas DeQuincey, Confessions of an English Opium-Eaterhttps://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2040
John Polidori, “Extract of a Letter from Geneva” (the introduction to The Vampyre): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6087
William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lyrical Balladshttps://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/9622

Music:
Aaron Kenny, “Desert Caravan”
Kevin MacLeod, “Lord of the Land”
Kevin MacLeod, “Gagool”
Kevin MacLeod, “Lightless Dawn”

This episode features the voices of Steven Nelson and Curtis Matzke. Our associate producer is Paula Matzke.

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