Barbara Wright (née Robinson), b. 1935 (Recording I)
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Barbara Wright (née Robinson), b. 1935 (Recording I)


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Track 1: Background in Dublin city, early education, entry to Trinity College in 1952 to study French and Irish. Recollections of college life at this time. Track 2: College rules and regulations in the 1950s. Securing a Scholarship in 1954Track 3: PhD studies at Cambridge 1957–1960; degree awarded in 1962. Track 4: The external examiners in Trinity in the 1950s. Her meeting with her future husband, Professor William Wright, at Trinity College. Track 5: Her return from England in 1965 to a post as Lecturer in Trinity. Track 6: The major changes which occurred in Trinity from the 1960s onwards. Memories of Trinity in earlier days. Track 7: Working in Trinity during the years in which her husband also lectured thereTrack 8: Professor William Wright’s academic career in TrinityTrack 9: Her work in the French Department at Trinity, and colleagues who collaborated in developing new curricula.

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Trinity College, Dublin, Collection



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48 hours

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10.04 MB, 8.83 MB, 2.14 MB, 6.98 MB, 6.10 MB, 9.8 MB, 8.5 MB, 15.50 MB

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Fellow Emeritus, Professor of French Literature

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Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore