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.

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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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:

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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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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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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Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness – on Classics Now,  Thursday, December 19 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Doc and Mary will discuss Joseph Conrad’s  novella Heart of Darkness,  first serialized in 1899.  Conrad’s dark, mysterious and ambiguous tale of going up river to find the mysterious man known as “Kurtz” who has descended into barbarism inspired Francis Ford Coppolla’s iconic movie Apocolypse Now and continues to haunt and challenge readers today.  Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage

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

http://www.khsu.org/listen_live