The Irish Dramatic Revival 1899-1939.
By: Roche, Anthony.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Critical Companions: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).ISBN: 9781408165997.Subject(s): English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism | Theater -- Ireland -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Irish Dramatic Revival 1899-1939DDC classification: 822.91099417 | 822/.91099417 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover page; Halftitle page; Series page; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1 THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY; Douglas Hyde; The nineteenth century and Dion Boucicault; Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw; Henrik Ibsen; The Irish Literary Theatre; CHAPTER 2 YEATS AS FOUNDER AND PLAYWRIGHT; 'The Irish Dramatic Movement': Yeats and the theatre; Cathleen ni Houlihan; On Baile's Strand; Deirdre; At the Hawk's Well; The Dreaming of the Bones; CHAPTER 3 THE IMPACT OF J.M. SYNGE; The making of a playwright; Riders to the Sea; The Shadow of the Glen
The Well of the SaintsThe Playboy of the Western World; Conclusion; CHAPTER 4 SHAW AND THE REVIVAL: THE ABSENT PRESENCE; The anti-Shaw prejudice; Shaw's direct encounter with the Irish Dramatic Revival; John Bull's Other Island and the Abbey Theatre; The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet : An Abbey play?; O'Flaherty, V.C. and the Irish in World War I; CHAPTER 5 LADY GREGORY: IRISH WOMAN PLAYWRIGHT; The emergence of a writer; Spreading the News; The Gaol Gate; The Rising of the Moon; The Workhouse Ward; Grania; CHAPTER 6 THE ARRIVAL OF SEAN O'CASEY; The Shadow of a Gunman; Juno and the Paycock
The Plough and the StarsThe Silver Tassie; CHAPTER 7 THE REVIVAL FROM O'CASEY TO THE DEATH OF YEATS (1928-39); Denis Johnston's The Old Lady Says 'No!' and the arrival of the Gate Theatre; The second Lady of the Abbey: Teresa Deevy; Yeats's Endgame; CHAPTER 8 CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES; Performance and Spectacle in (and out) of Modern Irish Theatre Paige Reynolds; Revivalist performance; The promise of Irish spectacle; Theatre and spectacle in the Free State; A spectacular case study: the 1932 Eucharistic Congress; Conclusion; CONCLUSION: THE LEGACY; CHRONOLOGY; NOTES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
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<P>A Critical Companion to the four principle playwrights associated with the Irish Dramatic Revival - W. B. Yeats, J. M. Synge, Augusta Lady Gregory and Sean O'Casey - and to the birth of the Irish national theatre, the Abbey. Anthony Roche provides a reappraisal of the theatre movement led by Yeats and the work of the main practitioners.</P>
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