In a previous episode we questioned whether or not it was necessary for art to be beautiful. This time, we throw the question of truth on the table. Must literature tell the truth to be good art? What do we mean by "truth" and how does a finite, human author honestly articulate it? Grab a cup of coffee, and come join the Andrews in another attempt to participate in the Great Conversation!
–Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan
–Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky
–Moby Dick by Herman Melville
–Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
–Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
–The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
–Emma by Jane Austen
We love hearing your questions and comments! You can contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can visit our website www.centerforlit.com to find even more ways to participate in the conversation.