Janina Ramirez

Season 6, Episode 6

Cultural and art historian Dr Janina Ramirez joins Robin and Josie to talk about medieval literature this week. Gospels, Julian of Norwich, Beowulf and great books on critical art theory are all up for discussion this episode.

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Reading List

Janina recommends:

The work of Sylvia Plath

The Private Life of the Saints by Janina Ramirez

The Wanderer

The Seafarer

The Lindisfarne Gospels

The Story of Art by E.H. Gomrich

Art History and its Methods by Eric Fernie

The work of Griselda Pollock

The Book of Margery Kempe by Margery Kempe

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life by Chris Hadfield

Revelations of Divine Love by Julian of Norwich

The work of Val McDermid

Beowulf

Robin recommends:

Julian of Norwich by Dr Janina Ramirez

Keeping an Eye Open by Julian Barnes

The work of John Updike

A Slip of the Keyboard by Terry Pratchett

The Intellectuals and the Masses by John Carey

On Photography by Susan Sontag

The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley

Killing for Company by Brian Master

The Shrine of Jeffrey Dahmer by Brian Master

The Vampyre, The Werewolf and Other Gothic Tales of Horror by John Polidori

Josie recommends:

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

The York Plays

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