Beyond Realism: Experimental and Unconventional Irish Drama Since the Rivival

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When W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory set out in 1897 to create an Irish theatre, they expressed their openness to dramatic experimentation. However, the Abbey Theatre that was their legacy increasingly came to resist non-traditional dramaturgy. Ranging over a period of more than a century, the essays in "Beyond Realism" focus on theatre that has challenged what came to be perceived as the dominance of realism in Irish drama. The contributors demonstrate that, in the first half of the twentieth century, playwrights such as ...

Beyond Realism: Experimental and Unconventional Irish Drama Since the Rivival 2014, Editions Rodopi B.V., Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789042039193

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