Debate - Classics or Not?: I Just Skipped the Scenery…and the Descriptions

What do you think of the classics? And, for that matter, how do you define classics? We take on these issues and more in today's episode, discussing the merits of Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Zora Neale Hurston, and more.

Listen to the episode, and then join us on social media to let us know where YOU think about this debate.


works and authors mentioned

*Jane Austen’s Pride and PrejudiceEmma

*​Charles Dickens’s A Christmas CarolGreat Expectations

*Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man

*Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

*Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

*F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby

*John Steinbeck's East of Eden

*Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness

*Shakespeare’s OthelloHamlet

*James Joyce’s Ulysses

*Clive Cussler (check out Pacific Vortex!)

*Samuel Beckett (here's a collection, Three Novels: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable)


give me one: apps worth trying

*Sara's pick: PicTapGo

*Ashley's pick: Down Dog

*Jen's pick: IMDb


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