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Performing the Body in Irish Theatre

Performing the Body in Irish Theatre (Hardback)

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This title examines the representation of the body in Irish theatre alongside the specific circumstances within which Irish theatre is performed, incorporating issues of gender and embodiment, and the performance of Irishness and tradition. The author contextualizes the body in Irish theatre, and includes in-depth analysis of five key productions.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 -Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: plays & playwrightsFilm, TV & DramaTheatre Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 14/02/2008 ISBN-13: 9781403997098  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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BERNADETTE SWEENEY lectures in Drama and Theatre Studies at University College Cork, Republic of Ireland. She is a graduate of the School of Drama, Trinity College Dublin, where she completed her doctoral research and taught theatre practice. She has also worked as an actor and director; recent productions include Machinal by Sophie Treadwell and Synge's Riders to the Sea.

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