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O"Casey the Dramatist

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Published by Colin Smythe .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plays & playwrights: from c 1900 -,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • English,
  • Ireland,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • O"Casey, Sean,
  • Literary

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesThe Irish Literary Studies Series
ContributionsJoseph T. Swann (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9753764M
ISBN 100861401689
ISBN 109780861401680

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O'Casey is credited with being the first Irish playwright to feature working class Dubliners. In this troubled family, there is father Jack Boyle, a loafer who complains of pain in his legs whenever a job comes within sight; his formidable wife Juno, the only one who is working; embittered son Johnny, who has lost an arm and shatte Sitting on our bookshelves is an almost year-old book, Masters Of Modern Drama/5(59). Dramatists Play Service, one of the premier play-licensing and theatrical publishing agencies in the world, was formed in to foster national opportunities for playwrights by publishing affordable editions of their plays and handling the performance rights to these works. DPS offers an extensive list of titles that includes many of the most significant plays of the past century. dramatist Oscar Wilde, the playwright Sean O’Casey, the political theorist Edmund Burke, and the novelist James Joyce, author of the renowned short-story collection Dubliners () and of the groundbreaking novel Ulysses (), which presents a day in the life of Dublin in through three characters whose stories parallel events. O'CASEY AT BAT; Fourth Volume in a Vivid Autobiography By a Gifted Dublin Dramatist. By Brooks Atkinson The first volume, "I Knock at the Door," is the most beautifully perceptive book I have.

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