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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

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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