Author PETER TOOHEY speaks to Eoin Drinan about exploring boredom in his new book “Boredom: A Lively History”.
They talk of the difference between simple boredom and an existential boredom, his work as a classics lecturer which inspired his interest in the subject, literary reference to boredom in Russian novels, the idea of religion and art being a form of escape from boredom and what his next projects may be.
|Duration: 13'56"||DATE: May 16, 2013|
|Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus|
|Keywords:Boredom, classics, russian novels,|
|Creator:Near FM||Publisher:Near FM|