A Brave and Violent Theatre: Monologues, Scenes, and Critical Context from 20th Century Irish Drama

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Michael Bigelow Dixon, Michele Volansky
Smith and Kraus, Jan 1, 1995 - Drama - 196 pages

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Contents

The History and Geography of Modern Irish Drama
6
Writing Plays in Ireland Today
22
Richards Cork Leg by Brendan Behan
35
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Michele Volansky is Assistant Professor of Drama at Washington College and the dramaturg for the PlayPenn New Play Development Conference. She has worked on more than 150 plays, including the Broadway productions of Buried Child and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. She has worked with numerous theatrical groups, including Actors Theatre of Louisville, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and the Philadelphia Theatre Company. In 1999 she won the inaugural Elliot Hayes Award for Dramaturgy and is also past President of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas. She is also a doctoral candidate at the University of Hull (England), writing about the critics Kenneth Tynan and Frank Rich.

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