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Contemporary drama: English and Irish plays ...

Ernest Bradlee Watson

Contemporary drama: English and Irish plays ...

by Ernest Bradlee Watson

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Published by Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English drama -- 20th century,
  • English drama -- Irish authors

  • Edition Notes

    88489-vol. 2.

    Statementselected by E. Bradlee Watson.. and Benfield Pressey.
    ContributionsPressey, William Benfield, 1894-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 vol. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23264855M

    In , K. O. Newman wrote a book, Times I Saw a Play, which fails to mention what the play was, who wrote it, or who acted in it. If you enjoyed these interesting facts about drama and theatre, check out our compendium of interesting facts about words. Image: Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London (picture: Sourav Niyogi), via Wikimedia. Translations is a three-act play by Irish playwright Brian Friel, written in It is set in Baile Beag (Ballybeg), a Donegal village in 19th century has said that Translations is "a play about language and only about language", but it deals with a wide range of issues, stretching from language and communication to Irish history and cultural premiered: Guildhall, Derry, Northern Ireland.

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    Tragedy and modern drama Tragic themes in Ibsen, Strindberg, and Chekhov. The movement toward naturalism in fiction in the latter decades of the 19th century did much to purge both the novel and the drama of the sentimentality and evasiveness that had so long emasculated them. In Norway Henrik Ibsen incorporated in his plays the smug and narrow ambitiousness of his society. Irish Publishers. A&A Farmar Publishers of contemporary Irish poetry, drama and prose. Literature in Irish and English for children, young people and adults. Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne [email protected] Specialists publishing books and CDs of .


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