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Feb 25, 2020

In this episode we talk about another piece of Gothic Fiction! Oscar Wilde's 1891, "The Picture of Dorian Gray". We have a great discussion on the dreadful Victorian society, how to think about Aesthetics in a not terrible way, the violence of Imperialism and how nobles are horrible! A really fun and a truly Wilde...


Feb 11, 2020

We're back with Machado de Assis! Celebrating Black History Month in great style! We talk about his short story "Fame", discussing art, its relation to power, and the conditions of Imperialism in Brazil! Varied and fantastic, we hope you enjoy it!

 

The short story! Translated by Margaret Jull Costa and Robin Patterson:...