Ireland on Stage: Beckett and After
This collection focuses primarily on Irish playwrights and their works, both in text and on stage during the latter half of the twentieth century. The central figure is Samuel Beckett, whom the contributors use as a springboard to discuss contemporary playwrights such as Brian Friel, Frank McGuinness, Marina Carr, and Conor McPherson, amongst others.
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Excavating Recondite InterTextuality
New Aesthetics in Irish Theatre
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