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16:07, Tue 24 Oct 2006
2006 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Samuel Beckett. From the cells of San Quentin Prison to the streets of Prague, Beckett is one of the 20th Century's most influential writers.
In order to understand his legacy, Dr Liz Barry, English and Comparative Literary Studies, guides us through his early influences and explores the major themes in his plays and fiction.
Length: 24 minutes
(MP3 format, 22 MB