Hegemony And Fantasy In Irish Drama, 1899-1949

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byPaul Murphy

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This book is a thought-provoking study of Irish drama in the first half of the twentieth century, looking at playwrights such as Synge, Yeats, and Sean O`Casey.

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This book is a thought-provoking study of Irish drama in the first half of the twentieth century, looking at playwrights such as Synge, Yeats, and Sean O`Casey.

PAUL MURPHY is Lecturer in Drama Studies at Queen's University Belfast. He is the Founder and Chair of the newly-formed Irish Society for Theatre Research and editor of their journal, the Irish Theatre Journal.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.82 × 5.66 × 0.84 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230536832

ISBN - 13:9780230536838

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Table of Contents

Introduction * "Dream of the noble and the beggarman" * "To live the things I before imagined" * "Whatever rule we may have, we'll always have our tramps and paupers" * "That Ireland which we dreamed of" * "What kind of a living woman is it that you are at all?" * "That a black twisty divil could be hiding under such comeliness" * "Sure if I was a good wife to him--that mightn't be an easy job!" * "Woman gives to the State" * Bibliography * Index