Irish Theatre in Transition

From the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twenty-First Century

Editors: Morse, D. (Ed.)

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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.

About the authors

Csilla Bertha, University of Debrecen, Hungary Dawn Duncan, Concordia College-Moorhead, USA Joan FitzPatrick Dean, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA Nicholas Grene, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Peter James Harris, State University of São Paulo, Brazil Eamonn Jordan, University College Dublin, Ireland Mária Kurdi, University of Pécs, Hungary José Lanters, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA Helen Heusner Lojek, Boise State University, USA Patrick Lonergan, National University of Ireland-Galway, Ireland Donald E. Morse, University of Debrecen, Hungary Christopher Murray, University College-Dublin, Ireland Ond?ej Pilný, Charles University, Czech Republic Clare Wallace, Charles University, Czech Republic Stephen Watt, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA EricWeitz, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Irish Theatre in Transition

    Pages 1-9

    Morse, Donald E.

  • The Irish Theatre: The First Hundred Years, 1897–1997

    Pages 13-30

    Murray, Christopher

  • Black Hole Experiences: Moochers, Smoochers, Dig Outs and the Parables and Spasms of Time in Conor McPherson’s The Night Alive

    Pages 33-53

    Jordan, Eamonn

  • Queer Creatures, Queer Place: Otherness and Normativity in Irish Drama from Synge to Friel

    Pages 54-67

    Lanters, José

  • Troubled Relations of Gender and Generation in Celtic Tiger Drama: Stella Feehily’s Duck and O Go My Man

    Pages 68-81

    Kurdi, Mária

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Irish Theatre in Transition
Book Subtitle
From the Late Nineteenth to the Early Twenty-First Century
Editors
  • D. Morse
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45069-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137450692
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45068-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49705-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 265
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