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The Oxford handbook of modern Irish theatre / edited by Nicholas Grene and Chris Morash.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016]
Description:
1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
Series:
Oxford handbooks online. [More in this series]
Summary note:
Drawing on more than 40 contributors from around the world, this volume addresses a full range of topics relating to modern Irish theatre from the late 19th-century theatre to the most recent works of postdramatic devised theatre.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Target audience:
Specialized.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 5, 2016).
Contents:
Beckett At the Gate / Julie Bates -- Defining Performers and Performances / Nicholas Grene -- Directors and Designers Since 1960 / Ian Walsh -- Design and Direction To 1960 / Paige Reynolds -- From Druid/Murphy to DruidMurphy / Shelley Troupe -- 'Feast and Celebration' / Patrick Lonergan -- Brian Friel and Field Day / Marilynn Richtarik -- Global Beckett / Rónán McDonald -- Imagining the Rising / Nicholas Allen -- Irish Acting in the Early Twentieth Century / Adrian Frazier -- Drama since the 1990s / Emilie Pine -- Irish Drama since the 1990s / Clare Wallace -- Irish Theatre in Britain / James Moran -- Irish Theatre in Europe / Ondřej Pilný -- Irish Theatre and the United States / John Harrington -- Thomas Kilroy and the Idea of a Theatre / José Lanters -- Theatre and Activism 1900-1916 / P.J. Mathews -- The Little Theatres of the 1950s / Lionel Pilkington -- Modernism and Irish Theatre 1900-1940 / Richard Cave -- Brian Friel and Tom Murphy / Anthony Roche -- Negotiating Differences in the Plays of Frank McGuinness / Helen Heusner Lojek -- 'As We Must' / Victor Merriman -- From Troubles To Post-Conflict Theatre in Northern Ireland / Mark Phelan -- O'Casey and the City / Christopher Murray -- Places of Performance / Chris Morash -- Irish Theatre Devised / Brian Singleton -- 'We Were Very Young and We Shrank From Nothing' / Shaun Richards -- Missing Links / Brad Kent -- The Riot of Spring / Mary Burke -- The Abbey and the Idea of a Theatre / Ben Levitas -- The Inheritance of Melodrama / Stephen Watt -- The Abbey Theatre and the Irish State / Lauren Arrington -- Irish Theatre and Historiography / Eamonn Jordan -- Twisting in the Wind / Brian O'Conchubhair -- Reinscribing the Classics, Ancient and Modern / Christina Hunt Mahony -- Urban and Rural Theatre Cultures / Lisa Coen -- The Importance of Staging Oscar / Eibhear Walshe -- Oscar Wilde / Michael McAteer -- Women and Irish Theatre Before 1960 / Cathy Leeney -- Shadow and Substance / Melissa Sihra -- W. B. Yeats and Rituals of Performance / Terence Brown.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
  • Handbook of modern Irish theatre
  • Modern Irish theatre
ISBN:
9780191819926 (ebook) :
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