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Sihra, Melissa

Women in Irish Drama

Sihra, Melissa - Women in Irish Drama, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Figures at the Window
Melissa Sihra

2. Woman as Fantasy Object in Lady Gregory’s Historical Tragedies
Paul Murphy

3. Writing Women for a Modern Ireland: Geraldine Cummins and Susanne Day
Velma O’Donoghue Greene

4. The Space Outside: Images of Women in Plays by Eva Gore-Booth and Dorothy Macardle
Cathy Leeney

5. Taking their Own Road: The Female Protagonists in Three Irish Plays by Women
Lisa Fitzpatrick

6. From Matron to Matrix: Gender, Authority and (Dis)embodiment in Beckett’s Theatre
Anna McMullan

7. Beyond the Pale: Neglected Northern Irish Women Playwrights, Alice Milligan, Helen Waddell and Patricia O’Connor
Mark Phelan

8. Meta-Physicality: Women Characters in the Plays of Frank McGuinness
Eamonn Jordan

9. Dead Women Walking: The Female Body as a Site for War in Stewart Parker’s Northern Star
Rachel O’Riordan

10. Women in Rooms: Landscapes of the Missing in Anne Devlin’s Ourselves Alone
Enrica Cerquoni

11. Staging the Liminal in Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s Dún na mBan Trí Thine (The Fort of the Fairy Women is On Fire)
Anthony Roche

12. Sick, Dying, Dead, Dispersed: The Evanescence of Patriarchy in Contemporary Irish Women’s Theatre
Brian Singleton

13. The House of Woman and the Plays of Marina Carr
Melissa Sihra

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre and Performance Studies, Theatre History, British and Irish Literature, Literature, general, Gender Studies, History of Britain and Ireland

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Performance Interventions
Page amount
260 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230801455
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-57791-6

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