Brian Friel

Brian Friel : A Casebook

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First published in 1997show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 14.99mm | 362g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 113887051X
  • 9781138870512

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"A good addition for all academic and large public libraries."-Choiceshow more

Table of contents

Introduction, William Kerwin * Chronology * Brian Friel and the Irish Art of Lying, F.C. McGrath * "As If Language No Longer Existed": Non-Verbal Theatricality in the Plays of Friel, Patrick Burke * "Recording Tremors": Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa and the Uses of Tradition, Christopher Murray * The Engendered Space: Performing Friel's Women from Cass McGuire to Molly Sweeney, Claudia W. Harris: Language Play: Brian Friel and Ireland's Verbal Theatre, Richard Kearney * Brian Friel's Uses of Laughter, Kathleen Ferris * Homeless Words: Field Day and the Politics of Translation, W. B. Worthen * The Woman as Nation in Brian Friel's Translations, Lauren Onkey Volunteers: Codes of Power, Modes of Resistance, George O'Brien * "Like Walking Through Madame Tussaud's": The Catholic Ascendancy and Place in Brian Friel's Aristocrats, Garland Kimmer * Brian Friel's Faith Healer, Declan Kiberd * Negotiating History, Negotiating Myth: Friel Among His Contemporaries, Claire Gleitman * Selected Bibliography * Contributors * Indexshow more

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