Collected Plays and Teleplays

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Rarely reprinted, rarely staged, and often entirely unpublished, Flann O'Brien's works for the stage and television are speculative, inventive, and as wickedly funny as his novels.

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Overview

Rarely reprinted, rarely staged, and often entirely unpublished, Flann O'Brien's works for the stage and television are speculative, inventive, and as wickedly funny as his novels.

Dalkey Archive Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781564788900
  • Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
  • Publication date: 8/15/2013
  • Pages: 300
  • Sales rank: 941,799
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Flann O'Brien, whose real name was Brian O'Nolan, also wrote under the pen name of Myles na Gopaleen. He was born in 1911 in County Tyrone. A resident of Dublin, he graduated from University College after a brilliant career as a student (editing a magazine called Blather) and joined the Civil Service, in which he eventually attained a senior position. He wrote throughout his life, which ended in Dublin on April 1, 1966. His other novels include The Dalkey Archive, The Third Policeman, The Hard Life, and The Poor Mouth, all available from Dalkey Archive Press. Also available are three volumes of his newspaper columns: The Best of Myles, Further Cuttings from Cruiskeen Lawn, and At War.

Daniel
Keith Jernigan is Assistant Professor of
English at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the editor of Drama and the Postmodern: Assessing the Limits of Metatheatre, as well as a collection of Aidan Higgins’s radio plays, Texts for the Air. His most recent book is the monograph Tom Stoppard: Bucking the
Postmodern.

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