15 Best Literature History Podcasts

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Literature History Podcasts

Here are 15 Best Literature History Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. The History of Literature

The History of Literature Amateur literary enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature from ancient epics to contemporary classics. The History of Literature takes a fresh look at some of the most compelling examples of creative genius the world has ever known.
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Play 4.4K 2.8K 2 episodes / week Avg Length 58 min Oct 2015 Get Email Contact More

2. Saga Thing

Saga Thing Discover what Vikings did when they were at home in this fun medieval history and literature podcast about the Icelandic sagas. Hosted by two medieval literature professors with beards.
Also in Medieval History Podcasts, Iceland Podcasts
Play 2.5K 2.7K 1 episode / month Avg Length 86 min Get Email Contact More

3. The Gist of Freedom

The Gist of Freedom The Gist of Freedom weekly live online discussion is a celebration of the African American experience-honoring all the people, past and present, black and white-who have determined to preserve history in literature, craftsmanship, and artifact.
Also in American History Podcasts, African American Book Podcasts, African Literature Podcasts
Play 3.9K 24 episodes / year Avg Length 48 min Nov 2012 Get Email Contact More

4. Chrononauts

Chrononauts A science fiction literature history podcast, covering popular and obscure works. Contains spoilers for all works discussed.
Play 85 44 1 episode / day Avg Length 108 min Get Email Contact More

5. The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast A show about queer women in history and historic literature, plus coverage of the field of sapphic historical fiction.
Also in LGBT Podcasts, Historical Fiction Podcasts
Play 184 470 1 episode / month Avg Length 32 min Sep 2020 Get Email Contact More

6. Mount of the Dead

Mount of the Dead India
Brief History of Literature and culture. Hosted By Arjun Prakash.
Play 3 episodes / year Avg Length 4 min Get Email Contact More

7. Literature and History

Literature and History California, US
This podcast is an introduction to Anglophone literature, from ancient times to the present, done by a Ph.D. with lots of books and musical instruments. A typical episode offers a summary of a work, or part of a work of literature, followed by some historical analysis. The episodes include original music, some comedy songs, and goofy jokes. You can listen to the shows in any order, although from time to time, episodes will make brief mention of previous or upcoming ones.
Play 3.2K 2.6K 1 episode / year Avg Length 129 min Feb 2016 Get Email Contact More

8. Unsobered: Badass Women in History and Literature

Unsobered: Badass Women in History and Literature Learn about Badass Women in History and Literature as the Host becomes drunk, or unsobered.
Play 5 episodes / year Avg Length 34 min Get Email Contact More

9. The Anonymous Author Podcast

The Anonymous Author Podcast Cincinnati, OH hip-hop artist Anonymous The Author, hosts this podcast, each episode is themed around pieces of literature throughout history(poems, short stories, quotes, stanzas, etc) which he quotes at the beginning of each podcast. He then goes on to share his opinions and thoughts on music, pop culture and current events.
Play 2.3K 407 4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact More

10. The NewlyReads

The NewlyReads The history of literature through book recommendations. Two newly-married English teachers discuss a book that one loves and the other is reading for the first time. Will it take its place on the shelf of honor, or be thrown carelessly onto the shelf of shame? Join us for this podcast about the people we love and the books that come with them!
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11. Dublin City Libraries & Archives

Dublin City Libraries & Archives Dublin, Ireland
Listen to a wide range of talks, readings, lectures, and performances which reflect the rich history and literature of Dublin city. Serving over half a million people, Dublin City Libraries is the largest library service in the Republic of Ireland.
Play 18 episodes / year Avg Length 31 min Get Email Contact More

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Literature History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Literature History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Jacke Wilson / The Podglomerate historyofliterature.com 300
Dublin City Libraries & Archives soundcloud.com 79
Anonymous The Author anchor.fm 49
JM and Nate anchor.fm 44
Daniel Fladager and Kylie Regan feeds.buzzsprout.com 36
Julia Kendall unsobered.podbean.com 32
The Gist of Freedom blogtalkradio.com 28
Heather Rose Jones lesbianhistoricmotif.podbean.com 28
Saga Thing sagathing.podbean.com 20
JM, Gretchen and Nate anchor.fm 19
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