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Critical Readings

By Akademician.com

Presented by Akademician.com, Critical Readings examines key literary texts using close reading and critical analysis, and explains these approaches in discussion. Listeners will learn about the texts themselves and about how to approach a text for critical analysis.

  1. 1.
    CR Episode 56: An Introduction to Robert Lowell10/19/2020
    56:05
  2. 2.
    CR Episode 55: Wallace Stevens’ Harmonium10/05/2020
    55:58
  3. 3.
    CR Episode 54: Pope’s Translation of The Iliad09/28/2020
    54:12
  4. 4.
    CR Episode 53: Masefield’s Midsummer Night09/21/2020
    1:09:24
  5. 5.
    CR Episode 52: The Faerie Queene, Mutabilitie Cantos09/14/2020
    55:03
  6. 6.
    CR Episode 51: The Faerie Queene, Book VI, Cantos 7-1209/07/2020
    1:10:45
  7. 7.
    CR Episode 50: The Faerie Queene, Book VI, Cantos 1-608/31/2020
    54:38
  8. 8.
    CR Episode 49: The Faerie Queene, Book V, Cantos 7-1208/17/2020
    1:13:15
  1. 9.
    CR Episode 48: The Faerie Queene, Book V, Cantos 1-608/10/2020
    1:05:02
  2. 10.
    CR Episode 47: The Faerie Queene, Book IV, Cantos 7-1208/03/2020
    54:48
  3. 11.
    CR Episode 46: The Faerie Queene, Book IV, Cantos 1-607/20/2020
    1:11:11
  4. 12.
    CR Episode 45: The Faerie Queene, Book III, Cantos 7-1207/13/2020
    1:11:25
  5. 13.
    CR Episode 44: The Faerie Queene, Book III, Cantos 1-607/06/2020
    51:32
  6. 14.
    CR Episode 43: The Faerie Queene, Book II, Cantos 7-1206/29/2020
    1:06:33
  7. 15.
    CR Episode 42: The Faerie Queene, Book II, Cantos 1-606/22/2020
    1:12:27
  8. 16.
    CR Episode 41: The Faerie Queene, Book I, Cantos 7-1206/15/2020
    1:02:48
  9. 17.
    CR Episode 40: The Faerie Queene, Book I, Cantos 1-606/08/2020
    1:04:22
  10. 18.
    CR Episode 39: Robert Frost and the Road Not Taken06/01/2020
    56:00
  11. 19.
    CR Episode 38: Betjeman’s Railways04/27/2020
    1:02:08
  12. 20.
    CR Episode 37: William McGonagall and the Tay Bridge04/06/2020
    44:07
  13. 21.
    CR Episode 36: Eliot’s Four Quartets IV – Little Gidding03/30/2020
    1:02:31
  14. 22.
    CR Episode 35: Eliot’s Four Quartets III – The Dry Salvages03/02/2020
    59:56
  15. 23.
    CR Episode 34: Eliot’s Four Quartets II – East Coker02/24/2020
    47:39
  16. 24.
    CR Episode 33: Eliot’s Four Quartets I – Burnt Norton02/17/2020
    55:13
  17. 25.
    CR Episode 32: Irish Poets II – Fallon, Kavanagh, Heaney02/10/2020
    34:13
  18. 26.
    CR Episode 31: Irish Poets I – Allingham, Joyce, MacNeice02/03/2020
    51:50
  19. 27.
    CR Episode 30: Fun in the Snow with Thomas Hardy01/27/2020
    39:21
  20. 28.
    CR Episode 29: Introduction to W. B. Yeats01/13/2020
    57:34
  21. 29.
    CR Episode 28: W. H. Auden’s Funeral Blues01/06/2020
    46:58
  22. 30.
    CR Episode 27: Longfellow’s Excelsior12/30/2019
    54:17
  23. 31.
    CR Episode 26: Emily Dickinson on Death12/16/2019
    54:14
  24. 32.
    CR Episode 25: Selections from Songs of Innocence and Experience12/02/2019
    44:06
  25. 33.
    CR Episode 24: Keats on a Grecian Urn and to a Nightingale11/25/2019
    54:25
  26. 34.
    CR Episode 23: Dante Gabriel Rosetti on Sleep11/18/2019
    34:00
  27. 35.
    CR Episode 22: Goblin Market11/11/2019
    44:49
  28. 36.
    CR Episode 21: Christabel, Part II11/04/2019
    1:00:36
  29. 37.
    CR Episode 20: Christabel, Part I10/28/2019
    1:25:50
  30. 38.
    CR Episode 19: Coleridge’s Dream Poems10/21/2019
    49:14
  31. 39.
    CR Episode 18: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Part II10/14/2019
    1:12:25
  32. 40.
    CR Episode 17: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Part I10/07/2019
    56:21
  33. 41.
    CR Episode 16: Lyrical Ballads, Part II09/30/2019
    1:02:09
  34. 42.
    CR Episode 15: Lyrical Ballads, Part I09/23/2019
    1:06:13
  35. 43.
    CR Episode 14: Gray’s Elegy09/16/2019
    52:27
  36. 44.
    CR Episode 13: The Deserted Village09/09/2019
    1:18:45
  37. 45.
    CR Episode 12: Astræa Redux09/02/2019
    1:13:44
  38. 46.
    CR Episode 11: Paradise Lost, Books XI and XII08/26/2019
    1:11:10
  39. 47.
    CR Episode 10: Paradise Lost, Book X08/19/2019
    1:13:28
  40. 48.
    CR Episode 9: Paradise Lost, Book IX08/12/2019
    1:01:18
  41. 49.
    CR Episode 8: Paradise Lost, Book VIII08/05/2019
    1:02:07
  42. 50.
    CR Episode 7: Paradise Lost, Book VII07/29/2019
    56:56
  43. 51.
    CR Episode 6: Paradise Lost, Book VI07/22/2019
    1:24:11
  44. 52.
    CR Episode 5: Paradise Lost, Book V07/15/2019
    1:02:59
  45. 53.
    CR Episode 4: Paradise Lost, Book IV07/08/2019
    1:16:20
  46. 54.
    CR Episode 3: Paradise Lost, Book III07/01/2019
    1:11:09
  47. 55.
    CR Episode 2: Paradise Lost, Book II06/24/2019
    1:11:59
  48. 56.
    CR Episode 1: Paradise Lost, Book I06/17/2019
    1:01:26

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