The Waywords PodcastWanderings on Language and Literature
Season 1 Titles & Resources
A discussion of the Intentional Fallacy in determining meaning. Are the early theorists right that all of the meaning is in the text alone? Is the author irrelevant? What does that mean for me as a reader?
WayPoint: A reading of Christina Rossetti’s “Goblin Market.” wondering how her work might respond to Chopin, how she anticipates the role of author and reader.
Where do we place the tragedy in Kate Chopin’s short story? Is it in the protagonist’s failure to escape or her failure to believe she can?
Full Members Bonus Episode: Digging further into post-structural questions offered by the story.
An introduction or review to the concept of irony in literature, helpful to those who want to better understand the “twist” ending to the story.
A reading of the short story in anticipation of our first full episode on the Kate Chopin short. story. “There was something coming to her and she was waiting for it, fearfully.”
Season One Reads
What are we looking at for the premiere season of The Waywords Podcast? Read with us!
- Chopin, Kate - “The Story of an Hour”
- Anonymous - “Fowles in the Frith”
- Adichie, Chimimanda - “Tomorrow is Too Far”
- Van Gogh, Vincent - Immersive Exhibitions
- Marvell, Andrew - “To His Coy Mistress”
- Michel de Montaigne - tba
- One Thousand and One Nights - “tba”