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The politics of Irish drama : plays in context from Boucicault to Friel, Nicholas Grene

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The politics of Irish drama : plays in context from Boucicault to Friel
Title
The politics of Irish drama
Title remainder
plays in context from Boucicault to Friel
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Grene
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this book Nicholas Grene explores political contexts for some of the outstanding Irish plays from the nineteenth century to the contemporary period. The politics of Irish drama have previously been considered primarily the politics of national self-expression. Here it is argued that Irish plays, in their self-conscious representation of the otherness of Ireland, are outwardly directed towards audiences both at home and abroad. The political dynamics of such relations between plays and audiences is the book's multiple subject: the stage interpretation of Ireland from The Shaughraun to Translations; the contentious stage images of Yeats, Gregory and Synge; reactions to revolution from O'Casey to Behan; the post-colonial worlds of Purgatory and All that Fall; the imagined Irelands of Friel and Murphy, McGuinness and Barry. With its fundamental reconception of the politics of Irish drama, this book represents an alternative view of the phenomenon of Irish drama itself
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Cataloging source
UkCbUP
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Grene, Nicholas
Dewey number
822.009/358
Index
index present
LC call number
PR8795.P64
LC item number
G74 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge studies in modern theatre
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  • Boucicault, Dion
  • Friel, Brian
  • English drama
  • Politics and literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Political plays, English
  • Theater
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The politics of Irish drama : plays in context from Boucicault to Friel, Nicholas Grene
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Publication
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Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Stage interpreters -- 2. Strangers in the house -- 3. Shifts in perspective -- 4. Class and space in O'Casey -- 5. Reactions to revolution -- 6. Living on -- 7. Versions of pastoral -- 8. Murphy's Ireland -- 9. Imagining the other -- Conclusion: a world elsewhere
Control code
CR9780511486029
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521660518
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The politics of Irish drama : plays in context from Boucicault to Friel, Nicholas Grene
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Stage interpreters -- 2. Strangers in the house -- 3. Shifts in perspective -- 4. Class and space in O'Casey -- 5. Reactions to revolution -- 6. Living on -- 7. Versions of pastoral -- 8. Murphy's Ireland -- 9. Imagining the other -- Conclusion: a world elsewhere
Control code
CR9780511486029
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780521660518
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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