Probes

Bradbury Redux: Censorship, TV, and Books in the Age of Consumption

By Michael Boughn | 2013 June 13

Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” is the Toronto Public Library’s 2013 featured book in the library’s “Keep Toronto Reading” program. Michael Boughn talks about it.

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (2)

By John Harris | 2013 June 12

Part two of John Harris’s extended essay on Samuel Coleridge, his son Hartley, and William Wordsworth, from the series “Poet and Son.” An exploration of 19th century poetry, child-rearing, opium smoking, and thinking about nature.

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The Zoo Itself (An Investigation)

By Norbert Ruebsaat | 2013 June 5

Norbert Reubsaat is at the Berlin zoo.

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (1)

By John Harris | 2013 June 5

John Harris’s “Poet and Son” series looks at Hartley and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in the first part of an extended essay on the Coleridges and their literary friends.

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Marriage Proposal

By Vivien Lougheed | 2013 May 29

Vivien Lougheed goes on the road and finds a trail mate..

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Poet and Son: Hamnet Shakespeare

By John Harris | 2013 May 29

John Harris’s series Poet and Son looks at William and Hamnet Shakespeare.

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Poet and Son: Wat Raleigh

By John Harris | 2013 May 22

John Harris’s “Poet and Son” series tells the tale of Walter and Wat Raleigh.

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Poet and Son: William Gascoigne

By John Harris | 2013 May 15

The second of John Harris’s series “Poet and Son” is about George and William Gascoigne.

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Poet and Son: Lewis Chaucer

By John Harris | 2013 May 7

The first of John Harris’s series-in-progress, “Poet and Son,” is about Geoffrey and Lewis Chaucer.

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Thinking Television: Tales of Media and Communication

By Norbert Ruebsaat | 2013 May 5

Norbert Ruebsaat’s media students from around the world tell him how they watch television.

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