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Selected plays of Louis MacNeice

Author: Louis MacNeice; Alan Heuser; Peter McDonald
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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"Louis MacNeice (1907-1963) is rightly regarded as one of the foremost Irish poets of this century, but he was also a distinctive, gifted, and popular playwright. This unique selection of eight of MacNeice's best plays, most of which were written for BBC Radio, draws on the most authoritative texts to provide a much-needed reminder of the power of his dramatic writing." "The volume comprises MacNeice's famous The  Read more...
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MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963.
Selected plays of Louis MacNeice.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)622292392
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis MacNeice; Alan Heuser; Peter McDonald
ISBN: 0198112459 9780198112457
OCLC Number: 28067020
Description: xv, [2], 413 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: He had a date, or what bearing? --
Dark tower --
Prisoner's progress --
One for the grave --
They met on Good Friday --
Mad islands --
Persons from Porlock.
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Heuser and Peter McDonald.
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This volume contains eight of Louis MacNeice's best plays, most of which were written for BBC Radio. It draws on the most authoritative texts. Alan Heuser is the editor of "Selected Literary  Read more...

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Heuser's and McDonald's edition is competent and assertive, without being overtly ideological. * Essays in Theatre * Just as critical debate about Louis MacNeice's wrinting will inevitably be Read more...

 
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