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Author Bloom, Emily C., author

Title The wireless past : Anglo-Irish writers and the BBC, 1931-1968 / Emily C. Bloom
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Series Oxford mid-century studies
Oxford mid-century studies.
Summary Emily Bloom chronicles the emergence of the British Broadcasting Corporation as a significant promotional platform and aesthetic influence for Irish modernism from the 1930s to the 1960s. She 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
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2016
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 8, 2016)
Subject British Broadcasting Corporation -- History -- 20th century.
English literature -- Irish authors -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Irish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- Ireland.
Radio broadcasting, British -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191813979 (ebook)