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Author Levitas, Ben (Lecturer in drama)

Title The theatre of nation : Irish drama and cultural nationalism, 1890-1916 / Ben Levitas
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 265 pages)
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Summary What role did the theatre of the Irish literary revival play in the politics of identity debated in pre-revolutionary Ireland? Conversely, how far did that debate influence the development of the theatre? Ben Levitas pursues such questions through a study of Irish drama and the nationalist debate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Nationalism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
English drama -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Nationalism in literature.
Ireland -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191719196 ebook