To what extent is literature a product of its time? Is there danger in ignoring the historical context of a work of art? Or in focusing too heavily on it? Should we treat literature primarily as art or artifact? The CenterForLit crew takes up this question in our first episode of the new year! This wouldn’t be BiblioFiles if we didn’t start off 2019 with a tough-y.
Sponsor: The Bookening
– Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
– “The Death of the Author” by Roland Barthes
– “On His Blindness” by John Milton
– “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
– The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
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