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Best Beatrix Potter podcasts we could find (updated July 2020)
Best Beatrix Potter podcasts we could find
Updated July 2020
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Whether you're a parent or a child, a young reader or an older one, the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter is indeed just that – a treasure chest of delightful, charming little stories full of animals and people. Beatrix Potter today has spawned a whole industry of merchandise, games and theme parks, but the stories remain as fresh and sparkling as they were when they first came out in 1901. The Great Big Treasury contains three collections compiled into one enchanting volume - The Giant T ...
 
Born in Victorian London on July 28th, 1866, Beatrix Potter created some of the best-loved children’s stories of all time. Starting with Peter Rabbit and moving through the rest of these delightful tales, the Great Big Treasury of Beatrix Potter will warm the hearts both of those who remember her fondly from their childhoods and those who discover for the first time the magic of these timeless stories. (Summary by Chip)
 
What can we say about the delightful Beatrix Potter stories? Starting with the naughty Peter Rabbit and his mis-adventures, progressing through The Tale of Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle whose funny name is just the start of the interesting things about her, then expounding on the Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, and many many more, these stories are all gems of the art of story telling. This is your chance to enjoy reading them aloud and recording them for children to enjoy listening to in the years and deca ...
 
Reuben Sachs is a London lawyer whose political aspirations do not include marriage to Judith Quixano, the daughter of a respectable but unexeptional family. But without Reuben, a woman like Judith might have a bleak future in mid-19th century England: a loveless marriage or lifelong dependancy are apparently her only options...A feminist, a Jew, and a lesbian, Amy Levy wrote about Anglo-Jewish cultural mores and the lives of would-be independent women in Victorian society. Levy was as repel ...
 
Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing programs, visit ...
 
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This week, you’ll hear audio from Hannah’s trip to Chawton House where she spoke to Executive Director Katie Childs and went on a tour of the Man Up! exhibition led by curator Clio O’Sullivan. You find the entire exhibition online at https://chawtonhouse.org/the-library/library-collections/man-up-online-exhibition/introduction/…
 
Sadly, Hill Top was closed for the season when we visited the Lake District last November, but we were able to persuade three members of The Beatrix Potter Society to meet us for a coffee. This week, you’ll hear snippets for our fascinating conversation with Trudy, Janet, and Carol about Potter’s life, career, and what it’s like to volunteer at Hil…
 
Welcome to our brand new mini-series on Literary Tourism! This week, we take you on the road to a Lit House conference in the Lake District, our pal Dr. Amber Pouliot gives us a crash course in the history of Literary Tourism, and we talk about Charlotte Brontë through the lens of contemporary art. Follow Dr. Amber on Twitter @DrAmberTPouliotLearn …
 
We’re capping off our Northanger Abbey read-along by discussing the 1986 and 2007 film adaptations of the book. Big thanks to our special guests Janine Barchas, Lydia Craig, and Helena Kelly for helping us take a deeper look at the text during this series. Definitely check out their episodes if you missed those! And another special thanks to everyo…
 
This week, we’re bringing you a conversation between author Gill Hornby and Sophie Reynolds from the Jane Austen House Museum, about Cassandra Austen. They answer your questions about Cassandra and Jane and talk about those infamous letters. Look for Gill’s new book, Miss Austen, which will be out in January 2020: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/11…
 
This week, we’re talking Dickens, Victorian seances, and your reactions to The Old Nurse’s Story by Elizabeth Gaskell. We’re also giving away comic copies of this spooky tale! Share your favorite episode of B@D from this season on the internets, tag us, and we’ll throw your name into a fishbowl and draw winners in November.…
 
This week, we’re discussing the life and work of African American poet, journalist, activist and short story writer, Alice Dunbar Nelson. We’ll be joined by Dr. Tara T. Green, who is currently working on a biography of Dunbar Nelson, and re-joined by actress Stacey Thomas, who will read some of Alice’s poetry.…
 
This week, we’re talking to Austen scholars and friends Danielle Spratt and Bridget Draxler. These gals met at Chawton House and have gone on to author the book Engaging in the Age of Austen. We chat about reading historical fiction through contemporary eyes, Henry Tilney, and yes, Mansfield Park does come up. This might be a Mansfield Park podcast…
 
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