Ryan Sheely and Matthew Wrather discuss Skins series 2 episode 4 (“Michelle”), focusing on liminality, English poetry, whether a house is a home, revelation of the body, the nature of the self (again), and the search for “the one.”
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The English Romantics:
• M. H. Abrams, The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition
• M. H. Abrams, Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature
• John Keats, “Ode on a Grecian Urn” and “Ode On Melancholy”
J. D. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye
Kenneth Waltz, Theory of International Politics