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A companion to modern British and Irish drama, 1880--2005, edited by Mary Luckhurst

Label
A companion to modern British and Irish drama, 1880--2005
Title
A companion to modern British and Irish drama, 1880--2005
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mary Luckhurst
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Luckhurst, Mary
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
Series volume
43
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English drama
  • English drama
  • Ireland
  • England
Label
A companion to modern British and Irish drama, 1880--2005, edited by Mary Luckhurst
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Katherine Newey
  • Michael Patterson
  • 34.
  • John McGrath and popular political theatre
  • Maria DiCenzo
  • 35.
  • David Hare and political playwriting : between the third way and the permanent way
  • John Deeney
  • 36.
  • Left in front : David Edgar's political theatre
  • John Bull
  • 4.
  • 37.
  • Liz Lochhead : writer and re-writer : stories, ancient and modern
  • Jan McDonald
  • 38.
  • 'Spirits that have become mean and broken' : Tom Murphy and the 'famine' of modern Ireland
  • Shaun Richards
  • 39.
  • Caryl Churchill : feeling global
  • Elin Diamond
  • 40.
  • New woman drama
  • Howard Barker and the theatre of catastrophe
  • Chris Megson
  • 41.
  • Reading history in the plays of Brian Friel
  • Lionel Pilkington
  • 42.
  • Marina Carr : violence and destruction : language, space and landscape
  • Cathy Leeney
  • 43.
  • Scrubbing up nice? Tony Harrison's stagings of the past
  • Sally Ledger
  • Richard Rowland
  • 44.
  • The question of multiculturalism : the plays of Roy Williams
  • D. Keith Peacock
  • 45.
  • Ed Thomas : jazz pictures in the gaps of language
  • David Ian Rabey
  • 46.
  • Theatre and technology
  • Andy Lavender
  • 5.
  • Shaw among the artists
  • Jan McDonald
  • 6.
  • Granville Barker and the court dramatists
  • Cary M. Mazer
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Gregory, yeats and Ireland's abbey theatre
  • Mary Trotter
  • 8.
  • Suffrage theatre : community activism and political commitment
  • Susan Carlson
  • 9.
  • Unlocking synge today
  • Christopher Murray
  • 10.
  • Domestic and imperial politics in Britain and Ireland : the testimony of Irish theatre
  • Sean O'Casey's powerful fireworks
  • Jean Chothia
  • 11.
  • Auden and Eliot : theatres of the thirties
  • Robin Grove
  • 12.
  • Empire and class in the theatre of John Arden and Margaretta D'Arcy
  • Mary Brewer
  • 13.
  • When was the golden age? : narratives of loss and decline : John Osborne, Arnold Wesker and Rodney Ackland
  • Victor Merriman
  • Stephen Lacey
  • 14.
  • A commercial success : women playwrights in the 1950s
  • Susan Bennett
  • 15.
  • Home thoughts from abroad : Mustapha Matuta
  • D. Keith Peacock
  • 16.
  • The remains of the British Empire : the plays of Winsome Pinnock
  • Gabriele Griffin
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Wilde's comedies
  • Richard Allen Cave
  • 18.
  • Always acting : Noel Coward and the performing self
  • Frances Gray
  • 19.
  • Beckett's divine comedy
  • Katharine Worth
  • 20.
  • Reinventing England
  • Form and ethics in the comedies of Brendan Behan
  • John Brannigan
  • 21.
  • Joe Otton : anger, artifice and absurdity
  • David Higgins
  • 22.
  • Alan Ayckbourn : experiments in comedy
  • Alexander Leggatt
  • 23.
  • 'They both add up to me' : the logic of Torn Stoppard's dialogic comedy
  • Declan Kiberd
  • Paul Delaney
  • 24.
  • Stewart Parker's comedy of terrors
  • Anthony Roche
  • 25.
  • A wounded stage : drama and World War I
  • Mary Luckhurst
  • 26.
  • Staging 'the Holocaust' in England
  • John Lennard
  • 3.
  • 27.
  • Troubling perspectives : Northern Ireland, the 'troubles' and drama
  • Helen Lojek
  • 28.
  • On war : Charles Wood's military conscience
  • Dawn Fowler and John Lennard
  • 29.
  • Torture in the plays of Harold Pinter
  • Mary Luckhurst
  • 30.
  • Ibsen in the English theatre in the fin de siecle
  • Sarah Kane : from terror to trauma
  • Steve Waters
  • 31.
  • Theatre since 1968
  • David Pattie
  • 32.
  • Lesbian and gay theatre : all queer on the west end front
  • John Deeney
  • 33.
  • Edward Bond : maker of myths
Control code
10759888
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 584 p.
Isbn
9781405122283
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006010966
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(DLC) 2006010966
Label
A companion to modern British and Irish drama, 1880--2005, edited by Mary Luckhurst
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Katherine Newey
  • Michael Patterson
  • 34.
  • John McGrath and popular political theatre
  • Maria DiCenzo
  • 35.
  • David Hare and political playwriting : between the third way and the permanent way
  • John Deeney
  • 36.
  • Left in front : David Edgar's political theatre
  • John Bull
  • 4.
  • 37.
  • Liz Lochhead : writer and re-writer : stories, ancient and modern
  • Jan McDonald
  • 38.
  • 'Spirits that have become mean and broken' : Tom Murphy and the 'famine' of modern Ireland
  • Shaun Richards
  • 39.
  • Caryl Churchill : feeling global
  • Elin Diamond
  • 40.
  • New woman drama
  • Howard Barker and the theatre of catastrophe
  • Chris Megson
  • 41.
  • Reading history in the plays of Brian Friel
  • Lionel Pilkington
  • 42.
  • Marina Carr : violence and destruction : language, space and landscape
  • Cathy Leeney
  • 43.
  • Scrubbing up nice? Tony Harrison's stagings of the past
  • Sally Ledger
  • Richard Rowland
  • 44.
  • The question of multiculturalism : the plays of Roy Williams
  • D. Keith Peacock
  • 45.
  • Ed Thomas : jazz pictures in the gaps of language
  • David Ian Rabey
  • 46.
  • Theatre and technology
  • Andy Lavender
  • 5.
  • Shaw among the artists
  • Jan McDonald
  • 6.
  • Granville Barker and the court dramatists
  • Cary M. Mazer
  • 1.
  • 7.
  • Gregory, yeats and Ireland's abbey theatre
  • Mary Trotter
  • 8.
  • Suffrage theatre : community activism and political commitment
  • Susan Carlson
  • 9.
  • Unlocking synge today
  • Christopher Murray
  • 10.
  • Domestic and imperial politics in Britain and Ireland : the testimony of Irish theatre
  • Sean O'Casey's powerful fireworks
  • Jean Chothia
  • 11.
  • Auden and Eliot : theatres of the thirties
  • Robin Grove
  • 12.
  • Empire and class in the theatre of John Arden and Margaretta D'Arcy
  • Mary Brewer
  • 13.
  • When was the golden age? : narratives of loss and decline : John Osborne, Arnold Wesker and Rodney Ackland
  • Victor Merriman
  • Stephen Lacey
  • 14.
  • A commercial success : women playwrights in the 1950s
  • Susan Bennett
  • 15.
  • Home thoughts from abroad : Mustapha Matuta
  • D. Keith Peacock
  • 16.
  • The remains of the British Empire : the plays of Winsome Pinnock
  • Gabriele Griffin
  • 2.
  • 17.
  • Wilde's comedies
  • Richard Allen Cave
  • 18.
  • Always acting : Noel Coward and the performing self
  • Frances Gray
  • 19.
  • Beckett's divine comedy
  • Katharine Worth
  • 20.
  • Reinventing England
  • Form and ethics in the comedies of Brendan Behan
  • John Brannigan
  • 21.
  • Joe Otton : anger, artifice and absurdity
  • David Higgins
  • 22.
  • Alan Ayckbourn : experiments in comedy
  • Alexander Leggatt
  • 23.
  • 'They both add up to me' : the logic of Torn Stoppard's dialogic comedy
  • Declan Kiberd
  • Paul Delaney
  • 24.
  • Stewart Parker's comedy of terrors
  • Anthony Roche
  • 25.
  • A wounded stage : drama and World War I
  • Mary Luckhurst
  • 26.
  • Staging 'the Holocaust' in England
  • John Lennard
  • 3.
  • 27.
  • Troubling perspectives : Northern Ireland, the 'troubles' and drama
  • Helen Lojek
  • 28.
  • On war : Charles Wood's military conscience
  • Dawn Fowler and John Lennard
  • 29.
  • Torture in the plays of Harold Pinter
  • Mary Luckhurst
  • 30.
  • Ibsen in the English theatre in the fin de siecle
  • Sarah Kane : from terror to trauma
  • Steve Waters
  • 31.
  • Theatre since 1968
  • David Pattie
  • 32.
  • Lesbian and gay theatre : all queer on the west end front
  • John Deeney
  • 33.
  • Edward Bond : maker of myths
Control code
10759888
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xvii, 584 p.
Isbn
9781405122283
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006010966
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(DLC) 2006010966

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