Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 January 2017

224 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198749615

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The Wireless Past

Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Emily C. Bloom

Oxford Mid-Century Studies Series

  • Chronicles the emergence of the British Broadcasting Corporation as a significant promotional platform and aesthetic influence for Irish modernism
  • Draws on original archival research, giving readers access to previously unpublished manuscripts, letters, and radio typescripts
  • Situates the works of W. B. Yeats, Elizabeth Bowen, Louis MacNeice, and Samuel Beckett in the context of the media environments that shaped their works

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