Brandon Chasteen

Brandon Chasteen

Brandon Chasteen has a Phd. Abd of English literature, although now he works in land and oil. He's a down-home-Texas boy-made-good who just happens to know everything about literature and literary history and literary theory. He podcasts for The Bookening.

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The Trumpet of the Swan

The Bookening reads The Trumpet of the Swan.

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The Fellowship of the Ring, Part 2

The Bookening handles The Fellowship of the Ring from Tom Bombadil to the Council of Elrond.

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The Fellowship of the Ring, Part 1

The Bookening tackles Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Book 1 by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Johnny Tremain

The Bookening reads Johnny Tremain by Esther Forbes.

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Sense and Sensibility, Part 3

THE BOOKENING DIGS DEEP INTO SENSE AND SENSIBILITY!!!!

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Sense and Sensibility, Part 2

The Bookening gives their baggage Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen.

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Sense and Sensibility, Part 1

The Bookening talks Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (Part 1)

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The Hobbit, Part 3

The Bookening discusses the second half of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit.

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The Hobbit, Part 2

The Bookening discuses Gollum and riddles in the dark in The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien.

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An episode about genre fiction

Our heroes discuss the notion of genre as it relates to Lord of the Rings and fantasy.

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