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Twentieth-century Irish drama

mirror up to nation

by Murray, Christopher.

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin"s Press in Manchester, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
    • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Ireland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Ireland -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-268) and index.

      Other titles20th-century Irish drama
      StatementChristopher Murray.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR8789 .M87 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL989215M
      ISBN 100719041562
      LC Control Number96027486

      This book traces a significant shift in 20th century Irish theatre from the largely national plays produced in Dublin to a more expansive international art form. Confirmed by the recent success outside of Ireland of the "third wave" of Irish playwrights writing in the s, the new Irish drama has encouraged critics to reconsider both the. "What makes Twentieth-Century Irish Drama a particularly welcome addition to an already well-stocked archive is Murray's standing as one of the most knowledgeable and dedicated theater historians of his generation There can be little doubt that Twentieth-Century Irish Drama will become a standard point of reference for many years to come."—.

      Description: A study which interprets the works of Yeats, Synge, Beckett, Friel and McGuiness among others. " Ruin, Ritual and Remembrance in Twentieth Century Irish Drama " written by Ronald Gene Rollins with ISBN_13 . Drama and Performance Studies—Timothy Wiles, general editor Contents Introduction: Re-thinking the Abbey and the Concept of a National Theatre, Eileen Morgan Part One: Challenging the Received View of Early Twentieth-Century Irish Theatre The Founding Years and the Irish National Theatre That Was Not, John P. Harrington The Alternative.

        The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Irish Drama. by. Cambridge Companions to Literature. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Cambridge University Press. The essays in this collection cover the whole range of Irish drama from the late nineteenth-century melodramas to the contemporary Dublin of theatre festivals. With a full chronology and bibliography, this collection is an indispensable introduction to one of the world's most vibrant theatre cultures.


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Mediating between history and the troubled relationship. «This eminently readable study illuminates a lively panorama of twentieth-century Irish plays, examining them against the context of Ireland’s rich (and changing) culture and demonstrating the pervasiveness of central concerns.

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Shakespeare's plays, grounded in history, Twentieth-century Irish drama book, and imperialism, are resurrected, rewritten, and reinscribed in twentieth-century Irish drama, while Irish plays, in turn, historicize the Cited by: 2.

Twentieth-century Irish drama by Murray, Christopher.,Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press edition, in EnglishCited by: The longstanding notion that Irish melodrama before the founding of the Irish Literary Theatre is scarcely worthy of our attention is a well-worn myth.

Like many clichés, this one about popular drama is minimally informed by fact, for there were no Shakespeares or Molières plying their crafts for popular audiences during the last half of the.

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A Century of Irish Drama Widening the Stage Edited by Stephen Watt, Eileen Morgan, and Shakir Mustafa Foreword by Shivaun O'Casey Acknowledgments Introduction: Re-thinking the Abbey and the Concept of a National Theatre /Eileen Morgan Part One: Challenging the Received View of Early Twentieth-Century Irish Theatre /5(1).

The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century Irish Drama book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The essays in this collection cov /5(6). Shaun Richards is Professor of Irish Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Staffordshire University.

He is the author with Davis Cairns of Writing Ireland: Colonialism, Nationalism and Culture () and has written numerous journal and book articles on Irish studies and Irish : $ The history of Irish theatre begins with the rise of the English administration in Dublin at the start of the 17th century.

Over the next years this small country was to make a disproportionate contribution to drama in English. In the early days of its history, theatrical productions in Ireland tended to serve the political purposes of the administration, but as more theatres opened and.

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