By Matthew Feldman
The period of literary modernism coincided with a dramatic enlargement of broadcast media all through Europe, which challenged avant-garde writers with new modes of writing and supplied them with a world viewers for his or her paintings. Historicizing those advancements and drawing on new resources for learn – together with the BBC files and different vital collections - Broadcasting within the Modernist Era explores the ways that canonical writers engaged with the recent media of radio and tv. contemplating the interlinked components of broadcasting ‘culture' and politics' during this interval, the e-book engages the radio writing and announces of such writers as Virginia Woolf, W. B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, James Joyce, George Orwell, E. M. Forster, J. B. Priestley, Dorothy L. Sayers, David Jones and Jean-Paul Sartre. With chapters via major overseas students, the volume's empirical-based method goals to open up new avenues for understandings of radiogenic writing within the mass-media age.
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The Growth of a Poet’ (broadcast by BBC Belfast on 17 March 1934; published in The Listener, 4 April 1934). 5. ‘The Irish Literary Movement’ (broadcast by Radio Éireann on 12 October 1935). 6. ‘Modern Poetry’ (broadcast by the BBC on 11 October 1936). 7. ‘Abbey Theatre Broadcast’ (broadcast by Radio Éireann on 1 February 1937). 8. ‘In the Poet’s Pub’ (broadcast by the BBC on 2 April 1937). 9. ‘In the Poet’s Parlour’ (broadcast by the BBC on 22 April 1937). 10. ‘My Own Poetry’ (broadcast by the BBC on 3 July 1937).
Over the next few years, he repeatedly returned to work for the BBC. Although not all were actually broadcast, he prepared 12 manuscripts specifically for radio between 1931 and 19382: 1. ‘Oedipus the King’ (broadcast by BBC Belfast on 8 September 1931). 2. ‘Reading of Poems’ (broadcast by the BBC National Programme on 8 September 1931). 3. ‘Poems about Women’ (broadcast by the BBC National Programme on 10 April 1932). 4. ‘The Growth of a Poet’ (broadcast by BBC Belfast on 17 March 1934; published in The Listener, 4 April 1934).
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