The History of Literature

Literature enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics. Find out more at historyofliterature.com and facebook.com/historyofliterature.

Books
History
1
Raymond Carver (with Tom Perrotta)
53 min
2
Giovanni Boccaccio | The Decameron
62 min
3
Joyce Carol Oates (with Evie Lee)
110 min
4
Alexandre Dumas
49 min
5
Keeping Secrets! Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivag...
60 min
6
William Faulkner | Dry September
100 min
7
Literary Battle Royal 2 - The Cold War (U.S. vs...
58 min
8
More Thoreau | Experiencing Nature (with Nina S...
67 min
9
Henry David Thoreau | On Civil Disobedience
61 min
10
The Seven Deadly Sins
77 min
11
Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke (...
84 min
12
Alice Munro | The Love of a Good Woman 3
63 min
13
Alice Munro | The Love of a Good Woman 2
82 min
14
Special Episode - America in Crisis
48 min
15
Alice Munro | The Love of a Good Woman
80 min
16
C.S. Lewis
58 min
17
The Diary of Samuel Pepys
63 min
18
James Baldwin - Going To Meet the Man
82 min
19
William Faulkner - A Rose for Emily
88 min
20
Baldwin v Faulkner
58 min
21
England vs France - A Literary Battle Royale
55 min
22
"The Country Husband" by John Cheever
88 min
23
Jorge Luis Borges
64 min
24
"A Village After Dark" by Kazuo Ishiguro
48 min
25
Albert Camus
47 min
26
"Speech Sounds" by Octavia Butler
53 min
27
The Best of the Bard: Top 10 Greatest Lines in ...
58 min
28
The Distance of the Moon by Italo Calvino | The...
83 min
29
A Lost Spring (with Professor Mitchell Nathanson)
74 min
30
After Rain by William Trevor
59 min
31
John Steinbeck
60 min
32
Extra by Yiyun Li
58 min
33
The Trials of Phillis Wheatley
85 min
34
Kate Chopin
56 min
35
Kipling, Kingsley, and Conan Doyle - When Write...
72 min
36
Special Quarantine Edition - Gusev by Anton Che...
45 min
37
Special Quarantine Edition - Pale Horse, Pale R...
132 min
38
Edith Wharton
75 min
39
More John Keats
73 min
40
Conflict Literature (with Matt Gallagher)
71 min
41
John Keats
65 min
42
Agatha Christie (with Gillian Gill)
78 min
43
Karl Ove Knausgaard
73 min
44
Saul Bellow
71 min
45
Living Poetry (with Bob Holman)
72 min
46
William Blake
51 min
47
Chekhov
87 min
48
Virginia Woolf (with Gillian Gill)
67 min
49
The Magic Mountain
69 min
50
Jonathan Swift
65 min
51
Sylvia Plath
64 min
52
Margaret Atwood
83 min
53
One-Hit Wonders! (with Mike Palindrome)
54 min
54
Thomas Hardy
50 min
55
George Saunders (with Mike Palindrome)
54 min
56
Macbeth
88 min
57
Alfred Hitchcock (with Mike Palindrome)
74 min
58
Chinua Achebe
44 min
59
Blood and Sympathy in the 19th Century (with Pr...
58 min
60
Weeping for Gogol
90 min
61
Zora Neale Hurston and Langston Hughes (with Yu...
58 min
62
The Brontes
57 min
63
Robert Louis Stevenson
51 min
64
Marcel Proust
58 min
65
George Eliot
59 min
66
Samuel Beckett (with Nic Barilar)
76 min
67
182 Darkness and Light (with Jessica Harper)
45 min
68
181 David Foster Wallace (with Mike Palindrome)
57 min
69
180 Donald Barthelme
55 min
70
179 The Oscars by Decade (with Brian Price)
60 min
71
178 "The Lottery" by Shirley Jackson (with Evie...
61 min
72
177 Sherwood Anderson (with Alyson Hagy)
56 min
73
176 William Carlos Williams (The Use of Force)
57 min
74
175 Virgin Whore - The Virgin Mary in Medieval ...
51 min
75
174 David Foster Wallace (A Mike Palindrome Spe...
38 min
76
173 The Yellow Wallpaper (with Evie Lee)
105 min
77
172 Holiday Movies (with Brian Price)
67 min
78
171 To Sleep Perchance to Dream - On Writers an...
68 min
79
170 Toni Morrison
63 min
80
169 Dostoevsky
44 min
81
168 Jhumpa Lahiri ("The Third and Final Contine...
90 min
82
167 F Scott Fitzgerald
96 min
83
166 Stephen King (with the Sisters of Slaughter)
70 min
84
165 Ezra Pound
41 min
85
164 Karl Marx
67 min
86
163 Gabriel Garcia Marquez (with Sarah Bird)
85 min
87
162 Ernest Hemingway
63 min
88
161 Voltaire
57 min
89
160 Ray Bradbury (with Carolyn Cohagan)
75 min
90
159 Herman Melville
82 min
91
158 "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien
121 min
92
157 Travel Books (with Mike Palindrome)
68 min
93
156 The Sonnet
53 min
94
155 Plato
50 min
95
154 John Milton
60 min
96
153 Charles Dickens
54 min
97
152 George Sand
66 min
98
151 Viking Poetry - The Voluspa (with Noah Tetz...
51 min
99
150 Chekhov's "The Lady with the Little Dog"
103 min
100
149 Raising Readers (aka The Power of Literatur...
78 min