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The Politics of Irish Drama

Plays in Context from Boucicault to Friel (Cambridge Studies in Modern Theatre)

by Nicholas Grene

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Irish authors,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Plays / Drama,
  • Irish Drama,
  • English,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History,
  • Drama,
  • Theater - General,
  • Boucicault, Dion,
  • Drama / British & Irish,
  • English drama--Irish authors--History and cri,
  • English drama--Irish authors--History and criticism,
  • Friel, Brian,
  • Literary Criticism-Drama,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Performing Arts-Theater - General,
  • Politics and literature,
  • 20th century,
  • 1820-1890,
  • 19th century,
  • Boucicault, Dion,,
  • English drama,
  • History and criticism,
  • Ireland

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750682M
    ISBN 100521660513
    ISBN 109780521660518

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The Politics of Irish Drama analyses some twenty-five of the best-known Irish plays from Dion Boucicault to Sebastian Barry, including works of Shaw, Yeats, Lady Gregory and Beckett. The book looks at political contexts for these plays and, in arguing for the outward-directed nature of dramatic representation of Ireland, shows Irish drama to be Cited by:   The book looks at political contexts for these plays and, in arguing for the outward-directed nature of dramatic representation of Ireland, shows Irish drama to be an international as The book looks at political contexts for these plays and, in arguing for the outward-directed nature of dramatic representation of Ireland, shows Irish drama to /5(9).

With its fundamental reconception of the politics of Irish drama, this book represents an alternative view of the phenomenon of Irish drama itself. Reviews ‘Grene’s intelligence, erudition and mostly jargon-free lucidity make this, in fact, the best survey of 20th-century Irish playwriting yet by: Books shelved as irish-politics: The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics by Diarmaid Ferriter, Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Irel.

Susan Cannon Harris’s Gender and Modern Irish Drama firmly established her as one of the most innovative critical voices in contemporary Irish Studies, and this book wonderfully confirms her well-deserved reputation. Its deep engagement with political, gender and queer theories − and its exceptional close readings of plays by Yeats, Shaw, O'Casey and others − makes Irish Drama and the.

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. The politics of Irish drama: plays in context from Boucicault to Friel / Nicholas Grene. – (Cambridge studies in modern theatre) Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 0 3. –isbn 0 1 (paperback) 1.

English drama – Irish authors – History and criticism. Size: KB. The Politics of Irish Drama analyzes some twenty-five of the best-known Irish plays from those of Dion Boucicault to Sebastian Barry, including works by Shaw, Yeats, Lady Gregory and Beckett.

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The book looks at political contexts for these plays and shows Irish drama to be an international as much as national phenomenon.1/5(1). and national politics. Irish drama since the time of the early Abbey has remained self-consciously aware of its relation to the life of the nation and the state.

The aim of this book, however, is to suggest that there is more to the politics of Irish drama than merely a theatrical mimesis of the national Size: KB. Irish drama has been largely interlinked with the politics of the country, reflecting a close mirror-like relationship between national politics and theater.

The Shaughraun () by Boucicault, Shaw's John Bull's Other Island () and Friel's Translations () each have a specific political context and offer an interpretative perspective. Susan Cannon Harris is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Keough Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame.

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