Morse, D.

Irish Theatre in Transition : From the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twenty-First Century. - 1 online resource (276 pages) - eBooks on Demand .

"Cover" -- "Contents" -- "List of Illustrations" -- "List of Tables" -- "Preface" -- "Acknowledgements" -- "Notes on Contributors" -- "Introduction: The Irish Theatre in Transition" -- "Part I: Foundations and Refoundations in Historical Perspective" -- "1 The Irish Theatre: The First Hundred Years, 1897–1997" -- "Part II: Engaging with a Changing Reality" -- "2 Black Hole Experiences: Moochers, Smoochers, Dig Outs and the Parables and Spasms of Time in Conor McPherson’s The Night Alive" -- "3 Queer Creatures, Queer Place: Otherness and Normativity in Irish Drama from Synge to Friel" -- "4 Troubled Relations of Gender and Generation in Celtic Tiger Drama: Stella Feehily’s Duck and O Go My Man" -- "5 ‘The Politics of Aging’: Frank McGuinness’s The Hanging Gardens" -- "Part III: Enhanced Theatricality" -- "6 Theatricality and Self-Reflexivity: The Play-within-the-Play in Select Contemporary Irish Plays" -- "7 When the Mirror Laughs: Face to Face with Three Recent Irish Stage Worlds" -- "8 Then Like Gigli, Now Like Bette: The Grotesque and the Sublime in Mark O’Rowe’s Terminus" -- "Part IV: Reframing Transition" -- "9 Shakespearean Productions at the Abbey Theatre, 1970–1985" -- "10 Snapshots: A Year in the Life of a Theatre Judge" -- "11 The Irish Play on the London Stage: An Overview from Independence to the Present" -- "Part V: Inventiveness and Expanding the Stage" -- "12 The Diverse Dramatic Contributions of Frank McGuinness" -- "13 Pat Kinevane’s Forgotten and Silent: Universalizing the Abject" -- "14 Writing for ‘the real national theatre’: Stewart Parker’s Plays for Television" -- "15 Playing with Minds: Beckett on Film" -- "Part VI: On the ‘Re-Foundation’ of the Irish Theatre" -- "16 Sam Shepard, Irish Playwright" -- "Further Reading".

The Irish Theatre in Transition explores the ever-changing Irish Theatre from its inception to its vibrant modern-day reality. This book shows some of the myriad forms of transition and how Irish theatre reflects the changing conditions of a changing society and nation.


English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism.
Theater -- Ireland -- History.

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