Below find links to a classic short story by Susan Glaspell that will ask you to consider some important questions about law and literature, relationships, obligations, women and the law, responsibility.
Read “A Jury of Her Peers” here.
Listen to the story here.
Read about the story.
And more here.
Read articles here.
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A good suggestion from another SOB! Thanks to Colin Whyte.
It’s free. And also awesome. Best booky thing I’ve listened to in ages, esp the stuff about frank bascombe, one of the best characters in fiction ever. (Yeah, ever.)
Charming, honest, hilarious, insightful.
Listen to Richard Ford discuss his family memoir – books podcast from The Guardian Books podcast in Podcasts.
King Lear is a play as profound as it is puzzling. It seems to be uncompromising in its attitude to the nature of things. Either its last scene is a powerful continuation of the theme of self delusion or it is an intimation of immortality.
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18th-century depiction of King Lear mourning over his daughter Cordelia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)