Literary Tales

This page contains all the podcast lectures for the series “Literary Tales.” By clicking on the linked lecture title you will be taken to a page where you can download and listen to the respective lecture. Enjoy!

CLASSICS

Introduction to the Epic of Gilgamesh
Sex and Civilization in the Epic of Gilgamesh
Greek Theogony and Theodicy (Hesiod, Pseudo-Apollodorus, Homer, Virgil)
Homer’s “Iliad” as a Love Epic
Homer’s “Odyssey” and the Triumph of Love
Virgil’s “Aeneid”

ENGLISH LITERATURE

William Shakespeare, Politics and Tragedy (Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Antony & Cleopatra)
Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels” as Philosophical Satire and Critique

EUROPEAN LITERATURE

Forthcoming

FILM ANALYSIS

Forthcoming