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- DescriptionThe Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre provides a comprehensive guide to beginning or continuing the study of Irish theatre since the late nineteenth century.
- Author BiographyNicholas Grene is Professor of English in Trinity College, Dublin. He has published extensively on a range of topics, including Irish theatre, Shakespeare, Yeats, Shaw and Indian literature in English. His impact on Irish theatre research extends back to Synge: A Critical Study of the Plays (1975); his study of modern Irish theatre, The Politics of Irish Drama (1999) has been highly influential, and his most recent book is Home on the Stage (2014). He is a founding director of both the Synge Summer School and the Irish Theatre Diaspora Project. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy. Chris Morash is Seamus Heaney Professor of Irish Writing in Trinity College, Dublin; he was previously Professor of English in Maynooth University. Born in Canada, he has published widely on Irish literature and cultural history, including Writing the Irish Famine (1996), A History of Irish Theatre 1601-2000 (2002), A History of the Media in Ireland (2009), and Mapping Irish Theatre (with Shaun Richards, 2013). His History of Irish Theatre won the Theatre Book Prize in 2003, and is widely regarded as the standard history in the field. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy.
- PublisherOxford University Press
- Date of Publication07/07/2016
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleOxford Handbooks
- Place of PublicationOxford
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOxford University Press
- Content Note58 black-and-white illustrations
- Weight1514 g
- Width185 mm
- Height252 mm
- Spine48 mm
- Edited byChris Morash,Nicholas Grene
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