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DruidMurphy : Conversations on a homecoming ; A whistle in the dark ; Famine

Author: Thomas Murphy
Publisher: London : Methuen Drama, 2012.
Series: Modern Plays
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection brings together three of Tom Murphy's finest plays, Famine, A Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a Homecoming. Together, they tell the story of Irish emigration -- of those who went and those who were left behind. Crossing oceans and spanning decades, Murphy's three plays cover the period from the Great Hunger of the nineteenth century to the 'new' Ireland of the 1970s, exploring what we mean  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Plays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Murphy
ISBN: 9781408173190 1408173190
OCLC Number: 800637174
Notes: Conversations on a homecoming originally published: 1985.
A whistle in the dark originally published: 1970.
Famine originally published: 1977.
Description: xviii, 279 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Conversations on a homecoming (originally published in 1985) --
A whistle in the dark (1970) --
Famine (1977).
Series Title: Modern Plays
Other Titles: Druid Murphy
Responsibility: Tom Murphy.

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A collection of three of Tom Murphy's most iconic plays - Famine, A Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a Homecoming - covering the period from the Great Hunger of the nineteenth century to the  Read more...

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