Perspectives on Irish drama and theatre

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Published by Colin Smythe in Gerards Cross .

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  • English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementedited by Jacqueline Genet and Richard Allen Cave.
SeriesIrish literary studies -- 33
ContributionsGenet, Jacqueline., Cave, Richard Allen.
LC ClassificationsPR8787 .P47 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 183 p. --
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21440175M
ISBN 100861403096

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The s and the new millennium produced an upsurge of innovative theater companies in Ireland to present works by the new exponents of Irish drama. Their existence is dependent on Arts Council funding. While the origins of Irish drama were nationalist, there has been an international expansiveness.

Sep 10,  · Irish Drama, Modernity and the Passion Play 1st ed. Edition. A delight to read, this book opens up new territory in Irish theatre studies and contributes to wider debates in theatre on the gaze of the spectator and the body in performance.” (Anna McMullan, Professor of 5/5(1).

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Rather than offering a linear narrative, the volume traces key themes to illustrate the relationship between theatre and changes in society. In considering internationalization, the Troubles in Northern Ireland, the Celtic.

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John’s and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA). Patrick Lonergan is Professor of Drama and Theatre Studies at National University of Ireland, Galway and a member of the Royal Irish Academy.

He was the Burns Visiting Fellow at Boston College. Representations of Gender and Female Subjectivity in Contemporary Irish Drama by Women.

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The Theatre of War surveys more than two hundred plays about the First World War written, published and/or performed in Britain and Ireland between and Perspectives discussed include: subject matter, technique and evaluation. The result is an understanding of the First World War as a watershed in international history.

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Chris Morash's widely-praised account of Irish Theatre traces an often forgotten history leading up to the Irish Literary Revival. He then follows that history to the present by creating a remarkably clear picture of the cultural contexts which produced the playwrights who have been responsible for making Irish theatre's world-wide historical and contemporary reputation.

The politics of Irish drama: plays in context from Boucicault to Friel / Nicholas Grene. – (Cambridge studies in modern theatre) Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Posted by Henk-Jan Vinke The play was commissioned by W.B. Yeats as opening piece for the legendary Abbey Theatre in Dublin, but it was rejected by the great poet for being too complex and overly long.

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The quality of its productions was quickly recognized, and in an Englishwoman, Annie Horniman, a friend of Yeats, paid for the conversion of an old.

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