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The Drama of War in the Theatre of Anne Devlin, Marie Jones, and Christina Reid, Three Irish Playwrights : Three Irish Playwrights

By: Liddy, Brenda J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2010Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (132 p.).ISBN: 9780773417199.Subject(s): Devlin, Anne -- Criticism and interpretation | English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism | English drama -- Women authors -- History and criticism | Jones, Marie -- Criticism and interpretation | Reid, Christina -- Criticism and interpretation | War in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Drama of War in the Theatre of Anne Devlin, Marie Jones, and Christina Reid, Three Irish Playwrights : Three Irish PlaywrightsDDC classification: 822.91409928209417 | 822/.91409928209417 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
THE DRAMA OF WAR IN THE THEATRE OF ANNE DEVLIN, MARIE JONES, AND CHRISTINA REID, THREE IRISH PLAYWRIGHTS; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Northern Irish Women Playwrights: Texts and Contexts; Chapter Two: Female Community in Women''s Drama during ''the Troubles''; Chapter Three: Warrior Women in Female-authored Contemporary Northern Irish Drama; Chapter Four: Women as Peacemakers in Female-authored Northern Irish Drama; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary: The book is about the representation of war in the plays of Anne Devlin, Marie Jones and Christina Reid. Cumulatively, the plays demonstrate a symbiotic relationship between war and gender, showing women's response to war as complex and diverse. The work of these three playwrights suggests that women played a much bigger part in the conflict and in the post-conflict environment than has been acknowledged.
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THE DRAMA OF WAR IN THE THEATRE OF ANNE DEVLIN, MARIE JONES, AND CHRISTINA REID, THREE IRISH PLAYWRIGHTS; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One: Northern Irish Women Playwrights: Texts and Contexts; Chapter Two: Female Community in Women''s Drama during ''the Troubles''; Chapter Three: Warrior Women in Female-authored Contemporary Northern Irish Drama; Chapter Four: Women as Peacemakers in Female-authored Northern Irish Drama; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index

The book is about the representation of war in the plays of Anne Devlin, Marie Jones and Christina Reid. Cumulatively, the plays demonstrate a symbiotic relationship between war and gender, showing women's response to war as complex and diverse. The work of these three playwrights suggests that women played a much bigger part in the conflict and in the post-conflict environment than has been acknowledged.

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