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The Cambridge companion to Brian Friel

Author: Anthony Roche
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Series: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brian Friel is widely recognized as Ireland's greatest living playwright, winning an international reputation through such acclaimed works as 'Translations; and 'Dancing at Lughnasa'. This collection of essays includes contributions from leading commentators on Friel's work and explores the entire range of his career.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Cambridge companion to Brian Friel.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2007295812
(OCoLC)318618601
Named Person: Brian Friel; Brian Friel
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Roche
ISBN: 9781139001199 1139001191
OCLC Number: 318618601
Notes: Available through Cambridge Collections Online.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 177 pages).
Contents: Introduction / Anthony Roche --
The early plays / Thomas Kilroy --
Surviving the 1960s : three plays by Brian Friel, 1968-1971 / Frank McGuinness --
Friel and the Northern Ireland "Troubles" play / Stephen Watt --
Family affairs : Friel's plays of the late 1970s / Anthony Roche --
Five ways of looking at Faith healer / Nicholas Grene --
Translations, the Field day debate and the re-imagining of Irish identity / Martine Pelletier --
Dancing at Lughnasa and the unfinished revolution / Helen Lojek --
The late plays / George O'Brien --
Friel's Irish Russia / Richard Pine --
Friel and performance history / Patrick Burke --
Friel's dramaturgy : the visual dimension / Richard Allen Cave --
Performativity, unruly bodies and gender in Brian Friel's drama / Anna McMullan --
Brian Friel as postcolonial playwright / Csilla Bertha.
Series Title: Cambridge collections online.; Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Roche.
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