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Straight Talking English
19 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Season Six Episode Five: Mr Birling
Using a bit of investigation, we can work out a biography for the head of the Birling family, and decide whether he is supposed to be funny! Buy the book that goes along with this season at: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08W8CTM35/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_SB4D01B2T1NGWTFN6QH8
107 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
Season Six Episode Four: Who was J B Priestley?
Who was the writer of An Inspector Calls? You'll know by the end of this episode... straighttalkingenglish.co.uk
22 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Season Six Episode Three: The Class System
What is the class system and how does it feature in An Inspector Calls? Buy the books that accompany each series at straighttalkingenglish.co.uk/books Buy me a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/str8talkingenglish
15 minutes | Jan 8, 2021
Season Six Episode Two: What is Socialism?
What do we mean when we say that JB Priestley was a socialist? straighttalkingenglish.co.uk is the site to buy the Full Context series which accompanies this podcast and support the show!
32 minutes | Jan 8, 2021
Season Six Episode One: Edwardian Britain
Welcome to Season Six, the twentieth century season! straighttalkingenglish.co.uk/books to check out the books which accompany each series.
38 minutes | Dec 18, 2020
Season Five Episode Nine: The Monster
Join me for the scholarship behind the Creature... If you would like the book which accompanies this series, check out straighttalkengenglish.co.uk/books or search The Full Context on Amazon!
27 minutes | Nov 27, 2020
Season Five Episode Eight: Victor Frankenstein
Who or what was Victor Frankenstein based on? straighttalkingenglish.co.uk to support the project or buy the book which goes along with this series!
26 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
Season Five Episode Seven: The Science of Frankenstein (pt 2)
Alchemists, geographers and anatomists in the second part of our discussion on the science behind Frankenstein! straighttalkingenglish.co.uk is your link for the book which accompanies this season, and to support the show...
35 minutes | Nov 6, 2020
Special Episode: Macbeth and the Gunpowder Plot
How is Macbeth linked to Fireworks Night? In a surprisingly large number of ways... straighttalkingenglish.co.uk - buy the books which accompany the podcast series or drop a donation!
18 minutes | Oct 30, 2020
Halloween Special: Is it Gothic?
We rate films to see if they fit our Gothic criteria! Buy the Full Context series of books and support the show at straighttalkingenglish.co.uk.
19 minutes | Oct 23, 2020
Season Five Episode Six: The Science of Frankenstein (pt 1)
Discover the real scientists who may have inspired Frankenstein... Buy the book which accompanies this series at straighttalkingenglish.co.uk/books
27 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
Season Five Episode Five: Mary Shelley (Pt 2)
What happened to Mary Shelley after she had the idea for Frankenstein? Buy the book that goes along with this series at straighttalkenglish.co.uk/books
35 minutes | Oct 9, 2020
Season Five Episode Four: Mary Shelley (Pt 1)
How did Mary Shelley get to the infamous party in which she was challenged to write a scary story? Buy the book that goes along with this series at: straighttalkingenglish.co.uk/books
39 minutes | Oct 2, 2020
Season Five Episode Three: Gothic Literature
Season Five Episode Three: Gothic Literature by Straight Talking English
23 minutes | Sep 25, 2020
Season Five Episode Two: Romanticism
Season Five Episode Two: Romanticism by Straight Talking English
30 minutes | Sep 18, 2020
Season Five Episode One: The Enlightenment
Season Five Episode One: The Enlightenment by Straight Talking English
18 minutes | Sep 4, 2020
AMA: What makes a good poem?
AMA: What makes a good poem? by Straight Talking English
19 minutes | Aug 28, 2020
AMA: Was Marlowe a better writer than Shakespeare?
AMA: Was Marlowe a better writer than Shakespeare? by Straight Talking English
16 minutes | Aug 21, 2020
AMA: Why is important to consider intersectionality in female representations in literature?
AMA: Why is important to consider intersectionality in female representations in literature? by Straight Talking English
12 minutes | Aug 14, 2020
AMA: What do you consider to be Shakespeare's most distinctive work?
AMA: What do you consider to be Shakespeare's most distinctive work? by Straight Talking English
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