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The Irish predicament / Brenden O'Hehir, Robert Tracy, and Joan Keefe ; produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy.

Program Title:
The Irish predicament / Brenden O'Hehir, Robert Tracy, and Joan Keefe ; produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy.
PRA Archive #: 
AZ0621.01
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Themes and characteristics of Irish writing: preoccupation with death, history, words, non-linear and mythic patterns of thought.|THE IRISH PREDICAMENT / Brenden O'Hehir, Robert Tracy, and Joan Keeffe| produced by Padraigin McGillicuddy. SERIES: Irish Contributions to Englich Literature| no. 1. Professors Brendon O'Hehir, Robert Tracy and Joan Trodden Keeffe establish certain themes and characteristics of Irish writing: preoccupation with history| obsession with the land| preeminance of socio-political concerns| obsession with words| the concept of Ireland as feminine| preoccupation with death| and circular, non-linear, mythic patterns of thinking. Also, Robert Mooney reads John Dillon's essay "Antaeus and Hercules: Some Notes on the Irish Predicament". BROADCAST: KPFA, 1982.

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KPFA, 1982.
Item duration: 
1 reel (23 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono .|23:00
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1982.
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