The Go-Between with Vivek Narayanan

Episode 6 August 22, 2023 01:01:56
The Go-Between with Vivek Narayanan
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The Go-Between with Vivek Narayanan

Aug 22 2023 | 01:01:56


Show Notes

Writer and poet Vivek Narayanan joins us to discuss L. P. Hartley's The Go-Between. We talk about how Hartley, in this novel about a schoolboy's loss of innocence at the turn of the 20th century, explores childhood guilt and dramatizes the act of memory.

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Ali Smith
Virginia Woolf
The Boat
Eustace and Hilda
Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
Fredoon Kabraji
The Ashes
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

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