Lit Summary PodcastAuthor: LearnOutLoud.com
18 Aug 2018

Lit Summary Podcast

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LearnOutLoud.com is pleased to provide the Lit Summary Podcast. Each episode contains an abbreviated yet complete audio summary of a classic book in western literature. This podcast is for those of you who hunger for the classics but find it difficult to find time to read them all. Enjoy!

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    Romeo and Juliet

    In this audio lecture provided as part of the Modern Scholar Series, noted author and literary critic Harold Bloom provides his unparalleled analysis of Shakespeare's tragic love story. Focusing his attenion squarely on the role Juliet plays in the play, Bloom argues that it is her characterization and dialogue that marks the beginning of Shakespeare's maturity as an artist. In this tale we see what may be the definitive portrait of a woman in love, and indeed, Juliet's ability to find words for complicated emotions is a major reason Romeo and Juliet have become the romantic ideal.

  • Posted on 12 Feb 2009

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    Gulliver's Travels

    Today we present Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift. For more audio tailored to the lifelong learner, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

  • Posted on 20 Jan 2009

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    Great Expectations

    Today we present Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. For more audio tailored to the lifelong learner, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

  • Posted on 10 Dec 2008

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    Alice in Wonderland

    Today we present Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. For more audio tailored to the lifelong learner, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

  • Posted on 07 Nov 2008

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    Don Quixote

    Today we present Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. For more audio tailored to the lifelong learner, please visit www.learnoutloud.com

  • Posted on 08 Oct 2008

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