Radio Modernism

Radio Modernism

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Weaving together the BBC's institutional history and developments in ethical philosophy, Todd Avery shows how the involvement of writers like T. S. Eliot, H. G. Wells, E. M. Forster, and Virginia Woolf with radio helped to shape the ethical contours of literary modernism. His book recaptures for a twenty-first-century audience the interest, fascination, excitement, and often consternation that British radio induced in its literary listeners following its inception in 1922.The Bloomsbury broadcasters, she writes, aquot;helped generate a new broadcast genre: the radio chat showaquot; (aquot;Broadcastingaquot; l2l). Whitehead assumes that the Bloomsbury Group represented primarily a collection of aquot;personalitiesaquot; interested inanbsp;...

Title:Radio Modernism
Author:Todd Avery
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006


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