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Title Samhain : October 1901 - November 1908 : numbers one to seven reprinted in one volume together with paragraphs from the unpublished number of 1909 / edited by W.B. Yeats ; with an introductory note by B.C. Bloomfield
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013
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Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Summary This book includes all of the annual editions and also a final pamphlet of Samhain: October 1901 - November 1908, a literary magazine edited by W.B. Yeats. Samhain was one of the several magazines that the Irish Literary Theatre (later to become The Abbey Theatre) produced and it was born when the original magazine, Beltaine, came to an end in 1900. Yeats's editorial role was essential to the publication which served to publicize the work of the Theatre, promote current works of Irish playwrights and challenging those of their English opponents. The magazine mainly consists of a series of essays on the theatre in Dublin, and supplementing these are explanations and discussions of new plays, excerpts from which are often included. This book will be of interest to those with an interest in Yeats, early nineteenth-century literature, and Irish theatre
Notes Originally published 1901-1908; this edition republishes the 1970 Frank Cass and Company Limited book version
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 30, 2018)
Subject Abbey Theatre -- History.
Abbey Theatre.
Dramatists, Irish.
English drama -- Irish authors.
Irish drama -- Criticism and interpretation -- History -- 19th century
Theater -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History -- 19th century
Dramatists, Irish.
English drama -- Irish authors.
Literature.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Theater -- General.
Theater.
Dublin (Ireland) -- In literature.
Ireland -- Dublin.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bloomfield, B. C. (Barry Cambray)
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939, editor.
ISBN 0203100921
113623294X
9780203100929
9781136232947