Radio Appearance

Henry James‘ What Maisie Knew – on Classics Now,  Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage.  Doc and Mary will incisive social commentary on childhood, family dysfunction and hypocrisy in American author William James’ “modern-themed” What Maisie Knew, written in 1897.

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Northcoast Book Discussion Group List for 2014 and past twenty year archive:

http://www.hardiehouse.org/greatbooks/

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Radio Appearance

The poetry of Thomas Hardy – on Classics Now,  Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage.  Doc and Mary will discuss the somber and evocative poetry of English novelist and poet Thomas Hardy.

Tune in and listen to the show or stream it at:

http://www.khsu.org/listen_live

Northcoast Book Discussion Group List for 2014 and past twenty year archive:

http://www.hardiehouse.org/greatbooks/

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Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin – on Classics Now,  Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage.  Doc and Mary will discuss Harriet Beecher Stowe’s then and now controversial 1852 classic Uncle Tom’s Cabin, a book that sold more copies in the 19th century than any book save for the Bible.

Tune in and listen to the show or stream it at:

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Northcoast Book Discussion Group List for 2014 and past twenty year archive:

http://www.hardiehouse.org/greatbooks/

Radio Appearance

Shakespeare’s Macbeth – on Classics Now,  Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage.  Doc and Mary will discuss the “Scottish play,” the play that should not be mentioned…

Tune in and listen to the show or stream it at:

http://www.khsu.org/listen_live

Northcoast Book Discussion Group List for 2014 and past twenty year archive:

http://www.hardiehouse.org/greatbooks/

Radio Appearance

Women in Congress and The Acharnians- on Classics Now,  Thursday, February 20, 2013 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Doc and Mary will discuss plays by the Greek satirist Aristophenes whose gender-bending and folly-of-war satires more than 2500 years ago make clear that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Radio Appearance

Doc will talk with DJ Boogie Woogie about jazz pianist Vince Guaraldi on Bounce Me Brother ,  Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 8:00  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Doc will be talking with Phil about Vince  Guaraldi, known to most world-wide as the composer and pianist behind the famed Peanuts comic strip animated specials featuring Charlie Brown and Snoopy also played in Woody Herman’s “third herd” big band, composed the first ever Jazz Mass recorded live in San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral in 1965, participated in  some magical and memorable collaborations with Brazilian guitarist Bola Sete and was a fixture in the bossa nova Latin jazz San Francisco club scene in the 1950’s and 1960’s.  His Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus introduced countless people to jazz and the sensuous sounds of boss nova.   His single Cast Your Fate to the Wind won a Grammy for Best Original Jazz Composition and was a successful cross-over song into the top 40 more than a half a century ago.   Though Vince Guaraldi died in 1976 at the age of only 47, his legacy was revived by guitarist David Benoit and pianist George Winston who recorded covers of many of his songs.  Doc will be publishing a podcast  interview with Derrick Bang, of the author of Vince Guaraldi at the Piano, on Doc’s jazz show on the New Books Network <newbooksinjazz.com>next month.

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Radio Appearance

Ovids’s Metamorphoses– on Classics Now,  Thursday, January 16, 2013 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage.  They will discuss the Roman poet Ovid’s classic work Metamorphoses.  Rivaling the Bible and Homer’s Iliad in terms of its influence on western literature, Ovid’s retelling of tales of love, violence, nature, power and creation drawn from ancient myth is a timeless treasure.  Doc and Mary will glimpse in particular a the stories of Narcissus and Echo, Latona and the Lycian Peasants and Baucis & Philemon.

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