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The giants of Irish literature Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett

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  • ISBN: 9781449897857
  • Physical Description: 1 sound file (ca. 8 hr.) : digital.
    electronic resource
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2011, p2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: "14 lectures."
Title from title screen (viewed March 3, 2011).
Downloadable audio file.
Formatted Contents Note: Out of Ireland -- Oscar Wilde : critic as artist, artist as critic -- Oscar Wilde : social comedian -- The life of Sebastian Melmoth -- W.B. Yeats : from the Celtic twilight -- W.B. Yeats: the national poet -- W.B. Yeats : the triumph of faliure -- James Joyce : the Dublin writer -- James Joyce : the European writer -- James Joyce : the universal writer -- Samuel Beckett : the absurdist -- Beckett and the novel -- Samuel Beckett : "Fail again, fail better" -- Tradition and its discontents.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Participant or Performer Note: Lecture given by George O'Brien.
Summary, etc.: Georgetown University professor George O'Brien provides the biographical background of the four masters of Irish literature and an in-depth analysis of their greatest works. O'Brien discusses the very qualities that set these works apart and the "Irishness" that characterizes each of them.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
Subject: Wilde, Oscar -- 1854-1900
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler) -- 1865-1939
Joyce, James -- 1882-1941
Beckett, Samuel -- 1906-1989
Authors, Irish -- Biography
English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism
Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books.
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