CenterForLit Podcast Network: Great Books | Great Ideas | Great Conversations
About This Show
In which the CenterForLit staff embarks on a quest to discover the Great Ideas of literature in books of every description: ancient classics to fresh bestsellers; epic poems to bedtime stories. This podcast is a production of The Center for Literary Education and is a reading companion for teachers, homeschoolers, and readers of all stripes.
Most Recent Episode
BiblioFiles Episode #8: Is Truth Necessary in Literature?
Jun 20 16
In a previous episode we questioned whether or not it was necessary for art to be beautiful. This time, we throw the question of truth on the table. Must literature tell the truth to be good art? What do we mean by "truth" and how does a finite, human author honestly articulate it? Grab a cup of coffee, and come join the Andrews in another attempt to participate in the Great Conversation!Referenced Works:–Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan–Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky–Moby Dick by Herman Melville–Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky–Peace Like a River by Leif Enger–The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis–Emma by Jane AustenWe love hearing your questions and comments! You can contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can visit our website www.centerforlit.com to find even more ways to participate in the conversation.