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Frank McGuinness"s dramaturgy of difference and the Irish theatre

David Cregan

Frank McGuinness"s dramaturgy of difference and the Irish theatre

by David Cregan

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Theater,
  • In literature,
  • Criticism and interpretation,
  • Queer theory,
  • Dramatic production

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-231).

    StatementDavid Cregan
    SeriesIrish studies -- v. 12, Irish studies (New Yotk, N.Y.) -- v. 12.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6063.C515 Z62 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231 p. ;
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25001939M
    ISBN 101433109336
    ISBN 109781433109331
    LC Control Number2010050492
    OCLC/WorldCa691204144

    5 David Grant, introduction. The Crack in the Emerald, p. references to Low in the Dark rel ; 6 The Crack in the Emerald, Nick Hern Books, London, , p 7 Ibid., p. ; 7 In contrast, Marina Carr is a genuine feminist. Her play, Low in the Dark (), is a witty, absurdist and intelligent examination of gender in Ireland , while having lessons for Harding, also side. The career of the playwright Frank McGuinness encapsulates the trajectory of identity politics in Ireland since the mids. McGuiness first achieved major recognition for Observe the Sons of Ulster in , a play by a Catholic playwright exploring the Ulster Unionist psyche and a continuum of male relationships from the homosexual to the homosocial.

    Frank McGuinness - Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme ''This was a form of censorship that Irish theatre had imposed on itself,'' he says, ''and it was time to break that silence in this context, which confronted the stereotyping of gay sexuality, and showed that there was a certain manliness in the love between Pyper and. Coming Out: McGuinness's Dramaturgy and Queer Resistance The most consistent trope in Frank McGuinness's playwriting is the placement of a gay or lesbian character in the central role as the dramatic protagonist. Whether reliving the events of World War One in Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme or imaginatively.

    A collection of Frank McGuinness plays from the s. Plays 1 book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A collection of Frank McGuinness plays from the s. "Carthaginians" is a fabulous play only Frank McGuiness could write such an accessible story about a group of Irish misfits camped out in a graveyard /5(4). In a unique way, McGuinness communicates theatrical narratives employing the traditional conventions of the Irish stage, representing stories set in the much-cherished location of the Irish country kitchen, as in Dolly West's Kitchen (), or traditional family-based drama of The Bird Sanctuary (). But in an interesting twist, he includes.


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Free shipping for many products. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Defective histories: re-presenting history in Innocence, Mary and Lizzie, and Mutabilitie --Queer nation: homosexual representations of national identity in Observe the sons of Ulster marching towards the Somme and Dolly West's kitchen --The wilde Irishmen: 'theatre theatrical' in Gates of gold.

This book is the broad application of queer theories to the original plays of the contemporary Irish dramatist Frank McGuinness, the only author in Ireland to consistently utilize gay and lesbian themes in his writing. McGuinness continually represents sexual difference in his character development in a way that previous Irish authors have not.

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"It may drive me crazy and drive me hard, but I am never happier than when I am writing a play. I had. McGuinness was born in Buncrana, Co. Donegal and his first play, The Factory Girls, was produced in at the Peacock Theatre, proving to be the first of many critically acclaimed dramas.

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Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN:The print version of this textbook is ISBN:Creegan, David, Frank McGuinness's Dramaturgy of Difference and the Irish Theatre, (Peter Lang ) Creegan, David (ed.) Deviant Acts: Essays on Queer Performance, (Dublin: Carysfort Press, ) De Valera, Eamon, Speeches and Statements by Eamon de Valera, 73, (Dublin: Gill and Macmillan, ).

Frank McGuinness's Dramaturgy of Difference and the Irish Theatre. avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 2 editions/5(6). with the Scottish premiere of Frank McGuinness’ compelling play, The Match Box. The production opens at The Byre Theatre, St Andrews with a preview on Thursday 1 February and finishes on Saturday 3 February prior to a short tour which includes Birnam Arts, Heart of Hawick, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, and the Citizens Theatre, Glasgow.

Request PDF | Queering the Irish Stage: Shame, Sexuality, and the Politics of Testimonial | The purpose of this chapter is twofold. Firstly, it critically surveys several landmark plays that have. He has written extensively on Irish Theatre including The Feast of Famine: The Plays of Frank McGuinness.

Most recently, he co-edited with Lilian Chambers The Theatre of Martin McDonagh: A World of Savage Stories. His book Dissident Dramaturgies: Contemporary Irish Theatre was published in by Irish Academic Press. The popularity of Irish Studies among both students and scholars has grown very markedly since the s, extending well beyond Ireland.

This series is designed to serve and foster that interest. The scholarly range of the series is multidisciplinary, including research in Irish history, literature, politics and cultural studies, and we welcome.

From Boston to Berlin, and from Belfast to Beijing, the performances of Irish plays have been greeted with critical and box-office acclaim. Plays by Marina Carr, Brian Friel, Marie Jones, Martin McDonagh, Frank McGuinness, Tom Murphy, Mark O'Rowe, Conor McPherson, and Enda Walsh have toured extensively, and have been translated and adapted for new performance contexts.

I've contributed dramaturgy to everything from world premiere plays by Pulitzer Prize-winners Annie Baker and Quiara Alegría Hudes (Daphne's Dive) to Young Playwrights Festivals.A past Signature Theatre Company Literary Fellow and script-reader for the New York Theatre Workshop, my work has appeared at The Kennedy Center, City Theatre Company, Bricolage, the Pittsburgh Irish & Classical.Chris Morash's widely-praised account of Irish Theatre traces an often forgotten history leading up to the Irish Literary Revival.

He then follows that history to the present by creating a remarkably clear picture of the cultural contexts which produced the playwrights who have been responsible for making Irish theatre's world-wide historical and contemporary reputation.McGuinness*s emphasis typically falls on the paradoxes of iden tity and freedom, essence and existence.

The question of identity occupies a preeminent place in Irish writing and its criticism. Gerald Dawe begins Against Piety (), his recent book on modern. Helen Lojek, "Watching Over Frank McGuinness' Stereotypes," Modern Drama, 38 (),