Book Discussion on Voices of Ireland

Mr. McCourt entertained the audience with anecdotes, verse and song in celebration of his most recent book, Voices of Ireland: Classic… read more

Mr. McCourt entertained the audience with anecdotes, verse and song in celebration of his most recent book, Voices of Ireland: Classic Writings of a Rich and Rare Land, published by Running Press. The book is an anthology of modern Irish literature, poetry, and politics by twelve Irish writers. Mr. McCourt provides biographical introductions to works such as “The Playboy of the Western World” by J. M. Synge, “The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Poems” by Oscar Wilde, “Dubliners” by James Joyce and “A Modest Proposal” by Jonathan Swift. Mr. McCourt answered questions from the audience and led them in a rousing version of 'Cockles and Mussels'. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Voices of Ireland

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 15, 2003
Last Aired:
Nov 29, 2006

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  • Mar 15, 2003 | 10:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2003 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 16, 2003 | 2:31pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 17, 2003 | 7:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Mar 21, 2006 | 5:25pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 29, 2006 | 4:09am EST | C-SPAN 3
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