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Title Irish theater in America : essays on Irish theatrical diaspora / edited by John P. Harrington
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 226 pages)
Series Irish studies
Irish studies (Syracuse, N.Y.)
Contents Harrigan, Hart, and Braham: Irish America and the birth of the American musical / Mick Moloney -- From scapegrace to grásta: popular attitudes and stereotypes in Irish American drama / Maureen Murphy -- Ireland rearranged: contemporary Irish drama and the Irish American stage / Christopher L. Berchild -- Between two worlds: Boucicault's The shaughraun and its New York audience / Deirdre McFeely -- Reporting the stage Irishman: Dion Boucicault in the Irish press / Gwen Orel -- Kilkenny, Melbourne, New York: George Tallis and the Irish theatrical diaspora / Peter Kuch -- The abbey, its "helpers," and the field of cultural production in 1913 / Lucy McDiarmid -- Mac Liammóir's The importance of being Oscar in America / Joan Fitzpatrick Dean -- Beckett and America / John P. Harrington -- Another look at those "three bollocks in a cell": Someone who'll watch over me and the shackles of history / Claire Gleitman -- Faith healer in New York and Dublin / Nicholas Grene -- "Dancing on a one-way street": Irish reactions to Dancing at Lughnasa in New York / Patrick Lonergan -- "The Irish play": beyond the generic? / Christina Hunt Mahony
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-203) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject English drama -- United States -- Irish authors -- Appreciation.
English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Irish -- United States -- History.
Theater -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Harrington, John P.
ISBN 0815651570 (electronic bk.)
9780815651574 (electronic bk.)