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Brian Friel - Theatre and Politics

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Brian Friel is recognised as Ireland's leading playwright but through the ability of plays like 'Translations' and 'Dancing at Lughnasa' to translate into other cultures he has also made an impact on world theatre.

This is the first book-length study to draw on the Brian Friel Papers in the National Library of Ireland: the numerous drafts and revisions of the plays, the author's notes, correspondence, etc. These help to provide a deeper awareness of the radical, experimental nature of Friel's dramaturgy and a more nuanced understanding of the plays' politics in relation to both Northern Ireland and the Republic.

The book covers the entire span of Friel's career and its twenty-four original plays, from the late 1950s to the present. It addresses such central topics as: Friel and the role of director; negotiations between the past and the present; the operation of fantasy; the politics of space; and the interplay of memory and history.

The book is in excellent condition throughout.

Item details

Author(s):
Roche, Anthony
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8.5" by 5.5"
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1137274697
ISBN-13:
9781137274694
Number of pages:
235
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
Brian Friel - Theatre and Politics

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Brian Friel is recognised as Ireland's leading playwright but through the ability of plays like 'Translations' and 'Dancing at Lughnasa' to translate into other cultures he has also made an impact on world theatre.

This is the first book-length study to draw on the Brian Friel Papers in the National Library of Ireland: the numerous drafts and revisions of the plays, the author's notes, correspondence, etc. These help to provide a deeper awareness of the radical, experimental nature of Friel's dramaturgy and a more nuanced understanding of the plays' politics in relation to both Northern Ireland and the Republic.

The book covers the entire span of Friel's career and its twenty-four original plays, from the late 1950s to the present. It addresses such central topics as: Friel and the role of director; negotiations between the past and the present; the operation of fantasy; the politics of space; and the interplay of memory and history.

The book is in excellent condition throughout.

Author(s):
Roche, Anthony
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
8.5" by 5.5"
Edition:
2012
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1137274697
ISBN-13:
9781137274694
Number of pages:
235
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Title:
Brian Friel - Theatre and Politics

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