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Famous Irish Writers Historic Recordings CD

Product Code : GJ3339
Product Brand : Global Journey
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Literary giants such as W.B.Yeats, George Bernard Shaw and James Joyce; discussing their work, or reading their poetry and prose, or being discussed by those that knew them. A truly joyous album.
1. Bernard Shaw 1927 - Discuss the perils of gramophones
2. George Bernard Shaw 1933 - Addresses the British Drama League Conference
3. Brendan Behan circa 1960 - Sings "The Auld Triangle" from his play Quare Fellow
4. James Joyce 1924 - Reads an extract from Ulysses
5. James Joyce 1929 - Reads "Anna Livia Plurabelle" from Finnegan's Wake
6. Sylvia Beach 1960 - Relates her involvement with the two James Joyce recordings above    and her day in the studio with him.
7. Frank O'Connor & Sean O'Faolain 1949 - Two great Irish writers discuss W.B.Yeats's legacy
8. Sean O'Casey 1962 - Discussing his work
9. WB Yeats 1934 - Reads his poem The Song Of The Old Mother
10. WB Yeats 1936 - Reads and discusses poetry by TS Eliot, Paul Fort and Cecil Day Lewis
11. WB Yeats 1937 - Reads his poem The Lake Isle of Innisfree 

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