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Stewart Parker : a life

Author: Marilynn J Richtarik
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats
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This is the first biography of the important Irish playwright Stewart Parker. It illuminates the genesis and meaning of such classic plays as Spokesong and Pentecost - works that continue to shed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Named Person: Stewart Parker; Stewart Parker; Stewart Parker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynn J Richtarik
ISBN: 9780198715597 0198715595 9780199695034 0199695032
OCLC Number: 894656000
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [384] - 409.
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature 2012, and Winner of SAMLA Studies Book Award 2013.
Description: XXVII, 419 Seiten, [4] Blätter : Illustrationen
Contents: Preface ; List of Illustrations ; Abbreviations ; Chronology ; 1. A British Boyhood ; 2. Queen's University ; 3. Intimations of Mortality ; 4. 'Calling Myself a Writer' ; 5. Talking About (Cultural) Revolution ; 6. Back to Belfast ; 7. Living in Interesting Times ; 8. A Professional Playwright ; 9. Suddenly Somebody ; 10. Dark Night of the Soul ; 11. Leaps of Faith ; 12. Fruition ; 13. Show Business ; 14. Last Words ; References
Responsibility: Marilynn Richtarik.

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One comes away from reading Richtarik's critical biography with an enormous respect for her subject and herself. Combining perspectives of historian and social critic, along with training as a Read more...

 
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