George Fitzmaurice

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Bucknell University Press, 1975 - Literary Criticism - 96 pages
An appraisal of the career and major works of the modern Irish dramatist emphasizes the influence of his North Kerry upbringing on the rural-life themes and language of his plays
 

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Contents

Parson Fitzmaurices Son George
13
Wicked Old Children Fitzmaurices Folkplays
27
Anything But A Loveable Lot Fitzmaurices Realistic Plays
48
Dramatic Experiments and Short Stories
83
Selected Bibliography
92
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Page 16 - Author is prepared to sell outright all rights in 14 plays dealing intimately with life in the Irish countryside. Most have already been either produced or published. Suitable to which to build musical, television, etc. Pass to any-one interested.
Page 14 - and its minor variants, in vogue with the later playwrights. George Fitzmaurice has, therefore, imagination and style of a sufficiently personal quality to give him rank as the greatest folk-dramatist since the death of JM Synge, and the practical withdrawal of Colum's plays from the current repertory of the Abbey Theatre.
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