2.8 Meet Me on the Barricades

Mon, 1 Apr 2019 17:00:00 AST

Kevin and Kaarina discuss Meet Me on the Barricades, a 1938 novel by Charles Yale Harrison about a big-dreaming oboe player with a passionate but passive interest in the Spanish Civil War. 

In a bonus track, Kevin and Kaarina read an excerpt from Meet Me on the Barricades

Show Notes: 
  • Meet Me on the Barricades, available as a new scholarly edition
  • Ten Days that Shook the World by journalist John Reed
  • Jews Without Money by Mike Gold
  • War Literature:
    • Generals Die in Bed by Charles Yale Harrison (available online)
    • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  • Modernism:
    • Ulysses by James Joyce
    • "The Waste Land" by T.S Eliot
Produced by Kaarina Mikalson and Kevin Levangie; Supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; Theme Music: "Libertad" by Iriarte and Pesoa