Podcasts

Sex in Literature

Watch podcast.   This lecture, given in June 2015 at the How The Light Gets In (Institute of Arts and Ideas)...

The Narrator Part 2

Watch podcast In the second half of this short introduction to Narrators I consider some of the complexities that can...

The Narrator Part 1

Watch podcast. This is a brief introduction to the concept of the 'Narrator' in literature. In this first of its two...

Reading

Watch Podcast When we 'read' a book, a lecture, a situation, or a face, are we doing the same thing? How much do these...

Chapters

Watch Podcast Chapters are deep in the structure of most prose works, doing much of the supporting and some of the...

Unreliable Narrators

Watch Podcast Narrators are almost all we have to go on – so how can we know when they are being unreliable? This...

Realism

Listen to Podcast This lecture tackles head-on the issue of what 'realism' is - or rather, how the term has been used...

Multiple Plotting

Watch Podcast What does it mean for a novel to be multi-plotted? Does not a novel has as many plots as characters? And...

Catherine Brown