C Day Lewis's Poetry, 50 Years On | Wadcast #3

Date Published: 12.08.2022

A cross-generational appraisal of C Day-Lewis's poetry.

This episode features Emeritus Fellow, Bernard O'Donoghue and undergraduate, Fox White. Together, they engage in a free-flowing discussion about C-Day Lewis: his connection to Ireland, his political and non-political poetry, and how to contextualise his legacy. They also read some of Day-Lewis's poems.

Recorded for the Exhibition of C Day-Lewis earlier in the year, this podcast version is a new, re-organised edit of the audio. It continues the commemoration of 50 years since Day-Lewis's passing.

You can view the full discussion on YouTube: Part 1, Part 2

The music in this episode is 'Lost Memory' by Crowander, used under the linked Creative Commons License.

Sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com

Credit to Wadham Librarian Tim Kirtley for organising initial recording and for the portrait illustration of C Day-Lewis.

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