BiblioFiles Episode #26: Is Freedom Possible?

There are some thinkers who see the history of humanity as one great progression toward true freedom. But is mankind meant for liberty? What role does bondage or restraint play in shaping the human experience? In today's episode we turn to the great authors to see what they had to say about this issue. Yes, yes Dostoevsky comes up again. How could he not when we're talking about bondage? But we tried really, really hard to expand our authorial reach this week...

Referenced Works:

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Wall by Peter Sis

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

I am David/ North to Freedom by Anne Holm

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens

 

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