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"Want A Whole World" Blacking Up: Hip-Hop's Remix of Race and Identity
Guest
00:00:09
3 Dec 2013
"White Man Joe" Black Harvest
Guest
00:00:38
3 Feb 2013
“A Moveable Feast” (Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life) Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life
Kathleen Saylor, Alexander Street Press
In 1957, Hemingway discovered two small trunks in the basement of the Ritz Hotel in Paris, and their contents inspired him to write “A Moveable Feast,” which would be his last work.
00:01:01
19 Aug 2013
“Across the River and Into the Trees” (Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life) Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life
Kathleen Saylor, Alexander Street Press
The years following World War Two were difficult ones for Hemingway. He sought comfort in his romantic past and went to Italy to revisit the places of his youth. In Italy, he met the Ivanciches. Gianfranco Invancich was a young writer who Hemingway mentored. Hemingway was spellbound by Gianfranco's younger sister, the teenage Adriana. During his relationship with Adriana, Hemingway worked on a novel, entitled “Across the River and Into the Trees,” about an elderly colonel who reflects on his wartime past while on a trip to Italy and has an affair with a young Italian heiress.
00:02:24
19 Aug 2013
“Death in the Afternoon” (Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life) Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life
Kathleen Saylor, Alexander Street Press
In 1932, Hemingway published his second work from Key West, “Death in the Afternoon,” a novel which explored his attitudes on death. “Death in the Afternoon,” was Hemingway's tribute to the art of bullfighting.
00:02:49
19 Aug 2013
“Hyperion” and Keats’ Prolific Period John Keats
Kathleen Saylor, Alexander Street Press
Following his brother Tom’s death, Keats produced a fragment of an epic called Hyperion which was to be the work most admired by his contemporaries. It was the beginning of Keats' incredible final birth to writing. He covered a wider range as well as his poetry he even wrote a play “Otto the Great”. It was during this time that he met Fanny Brawne, who was to have an inspiring effect on his poetry.
00:05:00
12 Aug 2013
“The Lady of the Lake” (Sir Walter Scott) Sir Walter Scott
Kathleen Saylor, Alexander Street Press
Excerpt from Sir Walter Scott’s “The Lady of the Lake” (1810)
00:00:44
12 Aug 2013
“The Old Man and the Sea” (Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life) Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life
Kathleen Saylor, Alexander Street Press
He began work on his new novel based on a story he had heard in 1935 about a Cuban fisherman who fought a swordfish for four days and four nights, only to lose it to sharks. He finished the novel in only eight weeks. “The Old Man and the Sea” would be known to many as the defining work of Hemingway's career. The novel was a reflection on Hemingway's life combined with his passion for deep-sea fishing and his deep affection for Captain Gregorio Fuentes. “The Old Man and the Sea” was perhaps the zenith of Hemingway's writing career, earning him the Pulitzer Prize in 1953.
00:01:53
19 Aug 2013
“The Sun Also Rises” and the Lost Generation (Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life) Ernest Hemingway: Wrestling With Life
Kathleen Saylor, Alexander Street Press
Scribner's and Sons published “The Sun Also Rises” in 1926. It was Hemingway's breakthrough, both commercially and critically. He was writing about this group of kind of lost generation people and trying to give a portrait of a group. Americans were fascinated by the Lost Generation. Although, like Gertrude Stein, many criticized them for a lack of morality.
00:02:34
19 Aug 2013
(1982) Medea
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00:01:58
16 Feb 2010
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