Ten Great Writers

Ten Great Writers

The Seminar

Streaming Video - 1987
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In this lively round-table discussion, moderator Melvyn Bragg; the late writer and critic Anthony Burgess; Professor George Steiner, author of Language and Silence; literary critic Hermione Lee; and writer and series consultant Professor Malcolm Bradbury debate what constitutes modernist writing. New literary themes generated by the era's political and social upheavals are also discussed, including time, the unconscious mind, alienation, the changing role of women, and the consequences of two world wars. In addition, the panel suggests that the atrocities of the post-modern world led writers to reject modernist narrative techniques and seek a new syntax and vocabulary.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Digital Classics (Firm), [1987]
Copyright Date: ©1987
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (51 min., 39 sec.)) : sound, color
Uniform Title: Seminar


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