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A critical history of modern Irish drama, 1891-1980

Maxwell, D. E. S

A critical history of modern Irish drama, 1891-1980

by Maxwell, D. E. S

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Published in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
  • Ireland in literature

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 250 p. :ill. ;
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21369513M
    ISBN 100521295394

    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. An introduction briefly covers the history of Irish and British drama. This slim volume is a handy resource for libraries needing material on modern plays as well as those needing information on contemporary playwrights such as Tom Stoppard and Brian Friel. –Pat Bender, The Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Author: Sanford V. Sternlicht.

    Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama book. Read 11 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This revised and expanded Norton Critical Editi /5.   This is the fourth book I've read about the Troubles since an Irish history class in college piqued my interest. Occasionally, in bars, I'll try to engage my fellow Americans in a discussion of this conflict, only to watch their eyes glaze over in boredom.4/5.

    This book reconnects the severed bridge between Carr and Gregory in order to acknowledge a foundational status for all women in Irish theatre. Marina Carr, making writing skills better. This is in line with your capacity: Exposure to published, written works has greatly influenced his writing, as other writers rhythm, flow and observed style of writing, always affect your work. 1. English drama—I9th century—History and criticism. 2. English drama—20th century—History and criticism. I. Title. II. Series. PRD54 ’’09—dc19 CIP. Revised Online Versions—, (with title revised to Modern British and Irish Drama to A Critical History). TOP.


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A critical history of modern Irish drama, 1891-1980 by Maxwell, D. E. S Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a detailed, critical history of Irish drama from the founding of the Irish Literary Theatre to the eighties. Professor Maxwell argues that Irish drama has a deeply indigenous nature: he also evaluates its dealings with the European drama. Cave R.A.

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In: Gould W. (eds) Yeats : Richard Allen Cave. The date is regarded by many as marking the end of the Irish Renaissance, the brilliant literary flowering which began with the founding of the Irish Literary Theatre in by W.

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He has published many articles on a wide range of topics in Irish literature/5(10). 1 D.E.S. Maxwell, A Critical History of Modern Irish Drama(London: Cambridge University ; 2 Ibid.

1 The drama of Sean O'Casey, especially the plays written while he lived in England, shows the playwright's constant engagement to bring new life and new perceptions into the theatre.

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Yeats, Lady Gregory, J. Synge, Bernard Shaw, Sean O'Casey, Samuel Beckett, Brian Friel, Conor McPherson, and Marina Carr. The texts are accompanied by John Harrington's introduction to the volume and by his detailed explanatory 3/5(1).

Susan Cannon Harris’s Gender and Modern Irish Drama firmly established her as one of the most innovative critical voices in contemporary Irish Studies, and this book wonderfully confirms her well-deserved reputation.

Its deep engagement with political, gender and queer theories − and its exceptional close readings of plays by Yeats, Shaw, O'Casey and others − makes Irish Drama. The purpose of this anthology is to make available in one volume major contributions of Irish dramatists to the literature of the modern stage from 5/5(1).

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Drawing on more than 40 contributors from around the world, the book addresses a full range of topics relating to modern Irish theatre from the late nineteenth-century theatre to the most recent works of postdramatic devised theatre. A critical history of modern Irish drama, / by: Maxwell, D.

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