Modern Irish Drama

Originally published in 1988, this updated edition provides extensive new material, charting the path of modern and contemporary Irish drama from its roots in the Celtic Revival to its flowering in world theater.

Modern Irish Drama

Modern Irish Drama

Modern Irish Drama: W. B. Yeats to Marina Carr presents a thorough introduction to the recent history of one of the greatest dramatic and theatrical traditions in Western culture. Originally published in 1988, this updated edition provides extensive new material, charting the path of modern and contemporary Irish drama from its roots in the Celtic Revival to its flowering in world theater. The lives and careers of more than fifty modern Irish playwrights are discussed along with summaries of their major plays and recommendations for further reading.

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Modern Irish Drama
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Sanford Sternlicht
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-03 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Modern Irish Drama: W. B. Yeats to Marina Carr presents a thorough introduction to the recent history of one of the greatest dramatic and theatrical traditions in Western culture. Originally published in 1988, this updated edition provides extensive new material, charting the path of modern and contemporary Irish drama from
Modern Irish Drama
Language: en
Pages: 577
Authors: John P. Harrington
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

Contains twelve plays by Irish authors W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, J. M. Synge, Bernard Shaw, Sean O'Casey, Brendan Behan, Samuel Beckett, and Brian Friel, accompanied by nearly fifty background and criticism texts on the works presented.
Synge and the Making of Modern Irish Drama
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Anthony Roche
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Anchor Books

Examines Synge's development as a playwright, and his continuing relevance today. Of considerable interest to students of Irish drama worldwide.
Modern Irish Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Mary Trotter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-10 - Publisher: Polity

Through analysis of both major Irish dramas and the artists and companies that performed them, Modern Irish Theatre provides an engaging and accessible introduction to 20th century Irish theatre: its origins, dominant themes, relationship to politics and culture, and influence on theatre movements around the world. By looking at her
Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama
Language: en
Pages: 641
Authors: John P. Harrington
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

Rev. ed. of: Modern Irish drama / edited by John P. Harrington. 1st ed. c1991.

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