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Poulain, Alexandra

Irish Drama, Modernity and the Passion Play

Poulain, Alexandra - Irish Drama, Modernity and the Passion Play, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Alexandra Poulain

Part I. Synge, Irish Modernity and the Passion Play

2. “Unseen Forms of Violence”: J. M. Synge and the Playboy of the Modern World
Alexandra Poulain

Part II. The Passion of 1916

3. Anticipating the Rising: Pedagogy, Sacrifice and Theatre in Padraic Pearse’s Plays
Alexandra Poulain

4. Framing the Rising: W. B. Yeats’s Calvary and Lady Gregory’s The Story Brought by Brigit

Alexandra Poulain

5. Saint Joan’s Unheard Voices: G. B. Shaw and the Passion Play
Alexandra Poulain

6. Re-Directing the Passion Play: Seán O’Casey’s The Silver Tassie and Red Roses for Me

Alexandra Poulain

Part III. After Revolution: Re-inventing Ireland

7. Reclaiming Robert Emmet: Denis Johnston’s The Old Lady Says “No!”

Alexandra Poulain

8. Nationalism, Abjection and the Reinvention of Ireland in Behan’s The Hostage

Alexandra Poulain

9. Intimate Passions: Thomas Kilroy’s The Death and Resurrection of Mr Roche and Talbot’s Box

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10. Open Mouths: Brian Friel’s Faith Healer and Tom Murphy’s A Thief of a Christmas/Bailegangaire

Alexandra Poulain

Part IV. The Artist’s Passion

11. Torture and Passion: Opened Bodies in Samuel Beckett’s Rough for Radio II, Words and Music and Cascando

Alexandra Poulain

12. The Seduction of Silence: Ethical Interpellations in W. B. Yeats’s The King’s Threshold, Samuel Beckett’s Endgame and David Lloyd’s The Press

Alexandra Poulain

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, Performing Arts, British and Irish Literature, Religion and Society

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781349949632
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-94962-5

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