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Author Maxwell, D. E. S. (Desmond Ernest Stewart), 1925-

Title A critical history of modern Irish drama, 1891-1980 / D.E.S. Maxwell
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984

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Description xvii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: List of illustrations; Chronology; Acknowledgement; Introduction; 1. Dreams and responsibilities: 1891-1904; 2. Possible forms: the early plays; 3. Difficult, irrelevant words: W. B. Yeats and J. M. Synge; 4. An art of common things: 1905-1910; 5. A painted stage: 1911-1929; 6. Plays and controversies: Sean O'Casey; 7. The mill of the mind: Denis Johnston; 8. The plays, the players and the scenes: 1930-1955; 9. Explorations 1956-1982; 10. The honour of naming: Samuel Beckett and Brian Friel; Notes; Select bibliography; Index
Analysis Drama in English Irish writers, 1891-1980 - Critical studies
Ireland Theatre, 1891-1980
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 225-239
Subject English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Ireland -- In literature.
LC no. 84005801
ISBN 0521225329
0521295394 (paperback)
Other Titles Modern Irish drama, 1891-1980
Modern Irish drama, 1891-1980