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Spoken Word - Irish Writers and Poets

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ISBN: 9780712351263
AuthorJoyce, James
Pub Date06/03/2013
BindingCD/Cassette
CountryGBR
Dewey820.989162
SeriesThe spoken Word
Quick overview As a companion set to its existing surveys of British and American poetry and literature, the British Library is releasing a 3CD collection devoted to Irish poets and writers.
€23.70

As a companion set to its existing surveys of British and American poetry and literature, the British Library is releasing a 3CD collection devoted to Irish poets and writers. This set includes some of the most important historic recordings of Irish literary figures to have survived in the archives. As before, the majority of the recordings come from BBC broadcasts. Around a dozen major poets and writers will be featured, including James Joyce and Bernard Shaw. The set will be the first to include the complete surviving BBC broadcasts of W B Yeats. Most of the recordings are previously unpublished.

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As a companion set to its existing surveys of British and American poetry and literature, the British Library is releasing a 3CD collection devoted to Irish poets and writers. This set includes some of the most important historic recordings of Irish literary figures to have survived in the archives. As before, the majority of the recordings come from BBC broadcasts. Around a dozen major poets and writers will be featured, including James Joyce and Bernard Shaw. The set will be the first to include the complete surviving BBC broadcasts of W B Yeats. Most of the recordings are previously unpublished.