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Title A century of Irish drama : widening the stage / edited by Stephen Watt, Eileen Morgan, and Shakir Mustafa
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2000]
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Description xxvii, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Series Drama and performance studies
Drama and performance studies.
Contents The founding years and the Irish national theatre that was not / John P. Harrington -- The alternative aesthetic: the theatre of Ireland's urban plays / Nelson âO Ceallaigh Ritschel -- Of orangemen and green theatres: the Ulster literary theatre's regional nationalism / Laura E. Lyons -- The Abbey and the theatrics of controversy, 1909-1915 / Lucy McDiarmid -- More than a morbid, unhealthy mind: public health and the playboy riots / Susan Cannon Harris -- Saying "no" to politics: Sean O'Casey's Dublin trilogy / Shakir Mustafa -- O'Casey's the drums of father Ned in context / Christopher Murray -- Love and death: a reconsideration of Behan and Genet / Stephen Wayatt -- Playing outside with Samuel Beckett / Judith Roof -- Translating women into Irish theatre history / Mary Trotter -- "I've never been just me": rethinking women's positions in the plays of Christina Reid / Carla J. McDonough -- Neither here nor there: the liminal positon of Teresa Deevy and her female characters / Christie Fox -- Playwrights of the Western world: Synge, Murphy, McDonagh / Josâe Lanters -- The passion machine theatre company's everyday life / Lauren Onkey -- The book at the center of the stage: Friels making history and The field day anthology of Irish writing / Kathleen Hohenleitner -- "Ireland, the continuous past": Steward Parker's Belfast history plays / Marilynn Richatarik -- Frank McGuinness and the ruins of Irish history / James Hurt -- The end of history: the millennial urge in the plays of Sebastian Barry / Scott T. Cummings
Notes Based on essays originally presented at a symposium entitled "Nationalism and a national theatre: 100 years of Irish drama" convened at Indiana University, May 26-29, 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-319) and index
Subject English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Nationalism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Politics and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Politics and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Nationalism and literature -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Theater -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Theater -- Ireland -- History -- 20th century.
Ireland -- In literature -- Congresses.
Ireland -- In literature.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Morgan, Eileen (Eileen M.)
Mustafa, Shakir (Shakir M.)
Watt, Stephen, 1951-
LC no. 00033519
ISBN 025321419X (paperback: alk. paper)
0253338123 (alk. paper)