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Brian Friel, Ireland, and the North

Author: Scott Boltwood
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2007.
Series: Cambridge studies in modern theatre.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study expands Friel criticism into a sizeable body of new material and into a new interpretative direction. Along with considering Friel's most recent plays, the book analyzes his interviews and essays to chart the author's ideological evolution throughout a career of more than forty years. Moreover, a chapter is devoted to his previously ignored articles for the Irish Press (1962-1963), a series that reveals  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Boltwood, Scott.
Brian Friel, Ireland, and the North.
Cambridge [UK] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007281950
(OCoLC)124961333
Named Person: Brian Friel; Brian Friel; Brian Friel
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Boltwood
ISBN: 0511371187 9780511371189 0511370717 9780511370717 9780511370199 0511370199
OCLC Number: 232312008
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 257 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Friel, criticism, and theory --
1. The Irish Press essays, 1962-1963: alien and native --
2. The plays of the 1960s: assessing partition's aftermath --
3. The plays of the 1970s: interrogating nationalism --
4. Plays 1980-1993: the North --
5. Plays 1994-2005: retreat from Ireland: The Home Place.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in modern theatre.
Responsibility: Scott Boltwood.

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A study of one of Ireland's most celebrated playwrights, Brian Friel.  Read more...

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