Appetizer 2: Powerful Female Characters

Appetizer 2: Powerful Female Characters (Marlon James, Jake Morrissey)

About this episode

Marlon & Jake are back to discuss the most indelible and powerful female characters—those written by dead female authors and those written by dead male authors. From Sula Peace to the Wife of Bath, Scout Finch to Janie Crawford—these two gentleman celebrate some of literature’s most ferocious, complicated, guileless, unrepentant and commanding women.

    The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey ChaucerRum Punch by Elmore LeonardBleak House by Charles DickensThe Palliser novels by Anthony TrollopeTo Kill A Mockingbird by Harper LeeDouble Indemnity by James CainThere Eyes Are Watching God by Zora Neale HurstonDubliners by James JoyceKindred Octavia ButlerThe Sound and the Fury by William FaulknerTwo Serious Ladies by Jane BowlesSula by Toni Morrison