Three Anglo-Irish plays
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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • English drama -- Irish authors,
  • Deirdre (Legendary character) -- Drama,
  • English drama -- 20th century,
  • Ireland -- Drama

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Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by Rudolf Stamm.
SeriesPlay anthology reprint series
ContributionsStamm, Rudolf, 1909-, Synge, J. M. 1871-1909., Yeats, W. B. 1865-1939., Gregory, Lady, 1852-1932.
LC ClassificationsPR8868 .S8 1970
The Physical Object
Pagination114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4448943M
ISBN 100836982053
LC Control Number79111112

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Buy Three Irish Plays by Harrison H Schaff (Editor) online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.   Introduced by Patrick Lonergan, The Methuen Drama Anthology of Irish Plays brings together five major works from the Irish dramatic canon of the last sixty years in one outstanding collection.. Behan's The Hostage, depicting the capture and death of a British soldier by the IRA, was first produced by Joan Littlewood's Theatre Workshop in and was declared 'a masterpiece' by The 5/5(1). Three Little Plays - Starfall. The list creator is a Goodreads librarian; I take it that any books added by others she felt were totally mischaracterized here, she'd have deleted (and probably commented on it here). Synge's plays are within the description given for this particular list, as they date from before

  Irish theatre predates the Irish Literary Theatre of Yeats, Gregory and Martin by at least three centuries and includes a wealth of plays which mirrored and defined Anglo-Irish life, from Irish-born playwright Henry Bumell to the melodramatic exploits of Dion Boucicault. By the outbreak of World War I, civil war in Ireland was an immediate danger, for the Protestants in Northern Ireland were afraid that Home Rule would place them under the dominion of the Catholic majority in the south. The Anglo-Irish settlement of partitioned Ireland into the Irish Free State (later called the Republic of Ireland) and Ulster, or Northern Ireland.5/5(1). Yeats’s career falls roughly into three phases. An early romantic period produced work saturated by folklore, occultism, and Celtic mythology, such as the collection The Wanderings of Oisín () and the play The Countess Cathleen (, first performed ). The latter stirred particular religious controversy among Roman Catholics.   In honor of the West Coast premiere of McPherson’s latest play, The Night Alive, at the Geffen, we decided to take a look at the 10 most famous Irish plays of all time. The Playboy of the Western World John Millington Synge You know a play is powerful when it incites riots.

James Long, an Anglo-Irish priest, had been in India since , and was particularly interested in what he called the “Native Press”. Long had previously assembled lists of books and other. Anglo-Irish (Irish: Angla-Éireannach) is a term which was more commonly used in the 19th and early 20th centuries to identify a social class in Ireland, whose members are mostly the descendants and successors of the English Protestant Ascendancy. They mostly belong to the Anglican Church of Ireland, which was the established church of Ireland until , or to a lesser extent one of the. Christopher Bland on trying to write the great Anglo-Irish novel First published in and republished to mark his passing: ‘I would place my novel halfway between the Booker Prize and the.   Thomas Murphy’s dark, intense, brooding, but utterly attention-grabbing play. The despair and darkness is a wonderfully imagined look of that period. Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett.