The History of Literature #371 – Robert Hayden and the Nature of Freedom | PLUS Literary Zombies (with Scott G. Bruce)

371 Robert Hayden and the Nature of Freedom | PLUS Literary Zombies (with Scott G. Bruce)

Poet Robert Hayden (1913-1980) surprised Jacke with his description of freedom in his sonnet “Frederick Douglass”; in this episode, Jacke considers the nature of freedom and attempts to determine exactly what Hayden meant. PLUS Professor Scott G. Bruce stops by to talk about his work editing The Penguin Book of the Undead: Fifteen Hundred Years of Spiritual Encounters.

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