The Casual Academic: A Literary Podcast
About This Show
In-depth literary discussion without the pretence. Just good books. Based out of Madrid, Spain, we compress big ideas and in-depth discussion of literature into a digestible, entertaining format.
Most Recent Episode
Aside #18 - Argentine Literature, Borges & an Intro to Adolfo Bioy Casares' "The Invention of Morel"
TCA is back in full gear! On this Aside, we introduce one of our favorite recent reads, Adolfo Bioy Casares' "The Invention of Morel." Listen for a discussion on Argentine literary history and its relationship to politics & identity; Casares' relationship with Jorge Luis Borges, and the role of the fantastic in his work. Finally, we preview the topics that will be covered in our full-length episode.
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Enjoy and thank you!
Jake & Alex