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‘That Living Voice’: Gilbert Murray at the BBC

Mick Morris

in Gilbert Murray Reassessed: Hellenism, Theatre, and International Politics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208791
eISBN:
9780191709029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208791.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores Murray's long involvement with the medium of radio. His broadcasts ranged from classical drama to current affairs to memories of his youth; from translations to lectures to the ... More


Hands off the Third

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0027
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Music as a revelation and as an education was frowned upon, and was only to be used as an accompaniment to conversation. However, in the last 50 years there has been a great change. The answer came ... More


Broadcasting contexts

Jonathan Bignell

in Beckett on Screen: The Television Plays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719064203
eISBN:
9781781701867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719064203.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the broadcasting contexts where Beckett's television plays were made and shown. It examines some archival sources, which places the scheduling and promotional contexts of the ... More


Samuel Beckett’s Sound Archives

Emily C. Bloom

in The Wireless Past: Anglo-Irish Writers and the BBC, 1931-1968

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198749615
eISBN:
9780191813979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749615.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter documents the shift from radio’s ‘golden era’ to its post-war dissolution with the rise of tape recording and television. Samuel Beckett’s radio play All That Fall (1956) and his stage ... More


The Anger of Achilles: A Prize-Winning ‘Epic for Radio’ by Robert Graves

Amanda Wrigley

in Robert Graves and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198738053
eISBN:
9780191801594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738053.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter explores the varied scholarly, critical, and public engagements with The Anger of Achilles, Robert Graves’s adaptation of Homer’s Iliad. It was a huge commercial success in book form, ... More


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