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contemporary drama of Ireland

Ernest Boyd

contemporary drama of Ireland

by Ernest Boyd

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Published by Talbot Press, T. Fisher Unwin in Dublin, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernest A. Boyd.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8],228p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19570027M

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    Modern and Contemporary Irish Drama is the ideal focal point for the study of Irish literature and culture and, because of its many great twentieth-century works, for the study of drama more generally.. This revised and expanded Norton Critical Edition reprints the complete texts of fourteen plays by the major Irish playwrights: W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, J. M. Synge, Bernard Shaw, Sean O /5(). The s and the new millennium produced an upsurge of innovative theater companies in Ireland to present works by the new exponents of Irish drama. Their existence is dependent on Arts Council funding. While the origins of Irish drama were nationalist, there has been an international expansiveness.


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