Type/Formats:
Sound — Lectures — Podcasts
Publisher:
University College Dublin
Contributor:
Fogarty, Anne, 1958- (Anne Fogarty)
Abstract:
James Joyce's works abound in references to popular culture. They depict such works as part of the very fabric of modern consciousness. Frequently, Joyce deploys allusions to popular entertainment as a means of underlining the debasement and vulgarity of contemporary existence. But also crucially,... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Sound — Lectures — Podcasts
Publisher:
University College Dublin
Contributor:
Kiberd, Declan, 1951- (Declan Kiberd)
Abstract:
In this episode Declan Kiberd reads the closing chapter of his latest book Ulysses and Us: The Art of Everyday Living published by Faber and Faber. Kiberd shows that Ulysses, far from being the epitome of elitism, was always intended as a book for the common people. It was rooted in their experience... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Notes
Contributors:
White, Harry, 1958- — Athena Media
Type/Formats:
Text — Notes
Contributors:
Kiberd, Declan — Athena Media
Type/Formats:
Text — Notes
Contributors:
Whelan, Kevin, 1958- — Athena Media
Type/Formats:
Text — Notes
Contributors:
Fogarty, Anne — Athena Media
Type/Formats:
Sound — Narration — Podcast
Contributors:
O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Crispi, Luca [ … ]
Abstract:
Joyce described The Dead as a ghost story. The ghost of Michael Furey, who as Gretta says ‘died for me’ haunts the final scenes. But the story also echoes with the ghosts of Irish history and politics. Professor Kevin Whelan peels back the layers and references from the Battle of the Boyne, the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Sound — Narration — Podcast
Contributors:
O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — Fogarty, Anne [ … ]
Abstract:
At the end of the night we leave 15 Usher’s Island and follow Gabriel and Gretta Conroy’s journey up river and down O’Connell St (then Sackville Street) to the Gresham Hotel. With Professor Anne Fogarty we re-visit the Gresham Hotel and Gabriel’s own moment of self-revelation. Gerardine... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Sound — Narration — Podcast
Contributors:
O'Neill, John C. — Athena Media — McGovern, Barry — Shaw, Helen (Helen Rosemary) — White, Harry, 1958- [ … ]
Abstract:
The Dead is rich in music from Italian opera to popular folk songs. Music and song is the soundtrack to the dinner party while the conversation around the table shares stories of Enrico Caruso and the music halls of the city. The story’s epiphany hangs on a memory provoked by a song ‘The Lass of... [ … ]