Chapter 16: Letters with Eagan Dean

Episode 16 October 09, 2022 01:01:03
Chapter 16: Letters with Eagan Dean
Jo's Boys: A Little Women Podcast
Chapter 16: Letters with Eagan Dean

Oct 09 2022 | 01:01:03


Show Notes

This week, we're joined by special guest Eagan Dean, an award-winning Americanist in Rutgers' Department of English. Eagan is currently working toward his PhD in Literatures in English with a certificate in women's, gender, and sexuality studies. Their dissertation, "American Literary Gender (and Its Discontents): The Literary Production and Uses of Hermeneutic Gender in the Long Nineteenth Century in America," makes him the perfect person to break down this chapter of Little Women. With Marmee away in Washington, tending to father, Jo assumes the mantle of man of the house -- and the other March sisters have their own concerns.

Our cover art is by Mattie Lubchansky. It interpolates the cover art for Bethany C. Morrow's book "So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix," with permission from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group. It also interpolates the cover art for Hena Khan's book "More to the Story," with permission from Simon & Schuster. Our theme music is Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 16 in C Major. This episode was edited by Antoinette Smith and transcribed by Lou Balikos.

A transcript of this episode is available here.

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