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Influence of Joyce’s Writing on Iain Sinclair’s Own Style of Urban Narrative

Synopsis
Recording of the John Coffin Memorial Reading, which took place at the Institute of English Studies on June 16, 2016.

Writer Iain Sinclair discusses the influence of Joyce’s writing on his own style of urban narrative. Sinclair was a student in Dublin in the early 1960s and he explains how living in the city affected his reading of Joyce, and how the acts of walking and reading in Dublin became crucial to his writing. [57 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2016
Subjects
Literature
Keywords
Dublin; Joyce, James (1882-1941); literature - English; literature - Irish; Sinclair, Iain

Online availability

URI
http://www.sas.ac.uk/videos-and-podcasts/culture-language-and-literature/influence-joyce-s-writing-iain-sinclair-s-own
Price
free
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Credits

Contributor
Iain Sinclair

Distributor

Name

University of London, School of Advanced Study

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