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The diviner : the art of Brian Friel

Author: Richard Pine
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, cop. 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Written with the co-operation of Brian Friel and including an assessment of his latest work, this is a completely rewritten and updated edition of "Brian Friel and Ireland's Drama", published in 1990.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Brian Friel; Brian Friel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Pine
ISBN: 1900621231 9781900621236
OCLC Number: 493532029
Description: 1 v. (xii-408 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Survey of the work, language, literature and politics, liminality, splitting and the gap, memory and space. Part I Private conversation; the landscape painter; the short stories. Part II Public address: plays of love; plays of freedom. Part III Politics: a field day; plays of language and time. Part IV Music: plays of beyond; magic. Appendix: Brian Friel and George Steiner.
Other Titles: Brian Friel and Ireland's drama
Responsibility: Richard Pine.


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"It was widely praised, and is a considerable work of literary theory as well as a very thorough study of Friel's work." Books Ireland Summer 1999 "I find the book most engaging when Pine is most Read more...

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