Literary Leviathans

Episode 3: Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"

An episode of Literary Leviathans

By Timothy Russell
Hunting the Great White Whales of Classic Literature

Join brother and sister Timothy and Elizabeth Russell as we embark on a quest after the great works of literature! Like the mythic leviathan, these are stories so monstrous in scope and depth that to merely touch them is to be changed forever. In this podcast, we scratch the surface of some of the greatest stories ever written, and encourage you to do the same! Our topics range from short stories by Flannery O’Connor to plays by Shakespeare to romance novels by Jane Austen.

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Episode 5: T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land"
Timothy and Elizabeth go on an epic journey through the quintessential modern poem, discussing Eliot's sources and "The Waste Land's" connection to the legend of the Holy Grail. Be Ye Warned: Contains spoilers . . . I guess. It’s a poem, people. If you care about spoilers for a poem, then you’re reading it wrong. Link to the book on Goodreads Theme Music: "Job Suite" by Michael Card. Used with permission.
27:49
August 20, 2019
Episode 4: William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing"
Timothy & Elizabeth discuss Shakespeare's comedy, "Much Ado About Nothing," and reminisce about their experiences performing in the play during their college days.  Be Ye Warned: Contains spoilers which reveal that Don John is a confirmed villain. Link to the Pelican Shakespeare edition mentioned: Much Ado About Nothing Link to the Greek play mentioned, written by Euripides: Medea Theme Music: "Job Suite" by Michael Card. Used with permission.
20:27
August 13, 2019
Episode 3: Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice"
Pride and Prejudice may be the greatest romance novel ever written. Listen to hear Timothy's reaction to reading it for the first time! Be ye warned: Contains spoilers to one of the most famous stories in the world. Link to the book on Goodreads Theme Music: "Job Suite" by Michael Card. Used with permission.
27:18
August 6, 2019
Episode 2: Flannery O'Connor, Part II
Timothy & Elizabeth discuss "Parker's Back", another short story from Flannery O'Connor's final collection, Everything That Rises Must Converge. Be ye warned: Spoilers included (no extra charge) Link to the book on Goodreads Theme Music: "Job Suite" by Michael Card. Used with permission.
22:23
August 6, 2019
Episode 1: Flannery O'Connor, Part 1
Join Timothy and Elizabeth Russell as they dive into Flannery O'Connor's short story, "Everything That Rises Must Converge"! Be ye warned: Contains spoilers. Link to the book on Goodreads Theme Music: "Job Suite" by Michael Card. Used with permission.
30:58
August 6, 2019
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