Joycean aesthetics and mythic imagination in the music of Frank Corcoran

Dwyer, Benjamin ORCID logoORCID: (2019) Joycean aesthetics and mythic imagination in the music of Frank Corcoran. The Musical Times, 160 (1948) . pp. 33-48. ISSN 0027-4666 [Article]

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This essay explores points of convergence and difference in Irish composer Frank Corcoran's relationship to aesthetic elements at the core of James Joyce's writing. Such shared elements include techniques of deconstruction and assemblage, stream-of-consciousness writing, etymological and lexical invention, and the creation of a mythic vision of 20th-century Ireland. By viewing the music of Frank Corcoran through a Joycean lens, the essay brings new light to a late-modernist Irish composer.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Autumn 2019 Musical Times
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Music group
Item ID: 27652
Notes on copyright: © 2019 Musical Times Publications Ltd. The published article in this repository ( is reproduced with permission.
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Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 11:45
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