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Threshold of a nation : a study in English and Irish drama

Author: Philip Edwards
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1983.
Series: Cambridge paperback library
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Edwards
ISBN: 0521276950 9780521276955
OCLC Number: 711915440
Notes: Originally published: 1979.
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: List of plates; Preface; 1. Introduction: the King's threshold; Part I. Shakespeare's England: 2. A superfluous sort of men: the rise and fall of the professional theatre; 3. Astraea and Chrisoganus; 4. Nation and empire; 5. The hidden King: Shakespeare's history plays; 6. Ben Jonson; 7. The royal pretenders: Ford's Perkin Warbeck and Massinger's Believe As You List; Part II. Yeats's Ireland: 8. Our Irish theatre; 9. A play-house in the waste: George Moore and the Irish theatre; 10. Nothing is concluded Sean O'Casey, Denis Johnston and Brendan Behan; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge paperback library
Responsibility: Philip Edwards.

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