Year of Wonders Podcast Episodes

Written by Geraldine Brooks

27 Episodes - 358 pages - ★★★★ - 116K ratings

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A Year of Wonders

Outside/In - December 05, 2019 20:57 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 752 ratings
As extreme weather wreaks havoc around the globe NPR's Throughline looks at a natural disaster more than 200 hundred years ago that had far-reaching effects. This week, how the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Laki awed, terrified and disrupted millions around the world and changed the...
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A Year Of Wonders

Throughline - November 21, 2019 05:01 - 41 minutes ★★★★★ - 10.2K ratings
As extreme weather wreaks havoc around the globe we look at a natural disaster more than 200 hundred years ago that had far-reaching effects. This week, how the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Laki awed, terrified and disrupted millions around the world and changed the course of history.
History

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Episode K: Year of Wonders (ch 13 - fin)

6 Ps Podcast (VCE English) - July 30, 2019 11:01 - 22 minutes
Mompelli-wrong Music theme: K-Pop Contact: [email protected] All materials used for educational purposes.
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Episode J: Year of Wonders (Ch 9-12)

6 Ps Podcast (VCE English) - July 29, 2019 08:05 - 30 minutes
Poppies and Flagellants Music theme: Jams at Splendour 2019 Contact: [email protected] All materials used for educational purposes
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Episode I: Year of Wonders (Ch 4-8)

6 Ps Podcast (VCE English) - July 16, 2019 23:00 - 28 minutes
Solutions to first section of the holiday homework Music theme: Indigenous artists Contact: [email protected] All materials used for educational purposes.
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Episode H: Year of Wonders (Chapter 1-3 overview)

6 Ps Podcast (VCE English) - July 03, 2019 03:30 - 25 minutes
Proper Plague Music Theme: Holidays Feedback: [email protected] All materials used for educational purposes.
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Episode G: Background information on Year of Wonders and The Crucible

6 Ps Podcast (VCE English) - June 23, 2019 05:00 - 24 minutes
Compare this pair Music Theme: GOAT (Kanye) Contact: [email protected] All materials used for educational purposes.
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The Crucible and Year of Wonders Compared Episode 2 Revision Lecture

Call Me Watkins - October 17, 2018 05:31 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Call me Watkins went on tour. This is a podcast based on a revision lecture comparing ‘The Crucible’ and ‘Year of Wonders’ in preparation for the VCCA VCE English examination in Australia. The handout is available on Facebook.  
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The Crucible and Year of Wonders Compared Episode 1 Gender

Call Me Watkins - October 03, 2018 12:01 - 42 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
This episode compares the similarities and differences of gender representation in  ‘The Crucible’ and ‘Year of Wonders’.
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Year of Wonders Ep 19 The Role of Women

Call Me Watkins - August 14, 2017 10:23 - 20 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
This episode explores the role of women in 17th century.
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Year of Wonders Ep 18 How individuals and communities respond to adversity?

Call Me Watkins - August 13, 2017 09:32 - 25 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
This episode looks the different responses to the plague. Why do some people become monsters and others heroes?
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Year of Wonders Ep 17 Language choices

Call Me Watkins - August 09, 2017 12:24 - 30 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
This podcast explores the structure of the novel, the narrative voice and the language used by Brooks. 
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Year of Wonders Ep 16 Epilogue

Call Me Watkins - July 08, 2017 12:04 - 8 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Life after the plague for Anna.
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Year of Wonders Ep 15 Apple-picking Time

Call Me Watkins - July 08, 2017 08:55 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
The story has come full circle. 
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Year of Wonders Ep 14 Deliverance

Call Me Watkins - July 08, 2017 07:38 - 7 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
The plague has stopped.
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Year of Wonders Ep 13 A Great Burning

Call Me Watkins - July 08, 2017 07:14 - 15 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Elinor recovers from illness. The village burns their belongings. Aphra is punished. 
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Year of Wonders Ep 12 The Press of the Ghosts

Call Me Watkins - July 08, 2017 05:17 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
People respond to fear in a variety of ways. 
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Year of Wonders Ep 11 The Body of the Mine

Call Me Watkins - July 07, 2017 02:47 - 13 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Joss acts as the gravedigger.
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Year of Wonders Ep 10 Among Those That Go Down to the Pit

Call Me Watkins - July 06, 2017 11:25 - 16 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Michael feels to burden of his role physically and spiritually. Anna and Elinor become miners. 
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Year of Wonders Ep 9 The Poppies of Lethe

Call Me Watkins - July 06, 2017 09:23 - 17 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Anna takes poppies to forget. Elinor shares her history with Anna.
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Year of Wonders Ep 8 So Soon to be Dust

Call Me Watkins - July 06, 2017 01:53 - 10 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Maggie Cantwell and Brnad have been forced back to the village by mob violence. Anna has a confrontation with her father.
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Year of Wonders Ep 6 - Venom in the blood

Call Me Watkins - July 05, 2017 07:44 - 12 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Mem dies. Mompellion inspires the village to accept a voluntary quarantine.
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Year of Wonders Ep 5 - Sign of a Witch

Call Me Watkins - July 05, 2017 06:46 - 18 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Fear breeds rage in Eyam. Rage becomes an ugly mob as the villagers turn on the Gowdies. 
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Year of Wonders Ep 4 - Rat Fall

Call Me Watkins - July 03, 2017 12:58 - 14 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
The Plague spreads
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Year of Wonders Ep 3 - The Thunder Of His Voice

Call Me Watkins - July 03, 2017 12:58 - 16 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
The role of women in a patriarchal, puritan hierarchical society is revealed. The Plague is named.
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Year of Wonders Ep 2 - Ring of Roses

Call Me Watkins - July 03, 2017 12:56 - 14 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
Spring 1665. Ring of Roses offers an insight into village life before the plague. Then the terrible beginnings of the Black Death.
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Year of Wonders Ep 1 - Apple Picking Time

Call Me Watkins - July 03, 2017 12:54 - 12 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
An introduction to Year of Wonders.
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