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The Rockingham shoot and other dramatic writings

Author: John McGahern; Stanley Van der Ziel
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber Limited, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sinclair'; 'The Sisters'; 'Swallows'; 'The Rockingham Shoot';' The Power of Darkness'.0John McGahern, the leading Irish novelist of his generation, wrote a substantial number of compelling scripts for radio and television. This volume brings together five of his produced works, at the heart of which sits the previously unpublished 'The Rockingham Shoot', a dark and powerful play for television that concerns a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McGahern; Stanley Van der Ziel
ISBN: 0571336639 9780571336630
OCLC Number: 1044552126
Description: 343 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction : McGahern the dramatist --
Sinclair --
The barracks --
The sisters --
Swallows --
The Rockingham shoot --
The power of darkness --
Appendix: fragments from a dramatic work.
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: John McGahern ; edited and with an introduction by Stanley Van der Ziel.

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Presents a dark and powerful play for television that concerns a Nationalist teacher whose attempt to prevent his pupils beating at a pheasant shoot held in honour of the British Ambassador leads to  Read more...

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