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The politics of Irish drama : plays in context from Boucicault to Friel

Author: Nicholas Grene
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge studies in modern theatre.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Politics of Irish Drama analyses some twenty-five of the best-known Irish plays from Dion Boucicault to Sebastian Barry.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Dion Boucicault; Brian Friel; Dion Boucicault; Brian Friel
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Grene
ISBN: 0521660513 9780521660518 0521665361 9780521665360
OCLC Number: 40632808
Description: xvii, 312 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Stage interpreters --
2. Strangers in the house --
3. Shifts in perspective --
4. Class and space in O'Casey --
5. Reactions to revolution --
6. Living on --
7. Versions of pastoral --
8. Murphy's Ireland --
9. Imagining the other --
Conclusion: a world elsewhere.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in modern theatre.
Responsibility: Nicholas Grene.
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