Sacred Play: Soul-Journeys in contemporary Irish Theatre

Sacred Play: Soul-Journeys in contemporary Irish Theatre

by Anne F. O'Reilly
     
 

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Theatre as a space or container for sacred play allows audiences to glimpse


mystery and to experience transformation. This book charts how Irish playwrights


negotiate the labyrinth of the Irish soul and shows how their plays contribute to a poetics of


Irish culture that enables a new imagining. Playwrights discussed are: McGuinness,

Overview

Theatre as a space or container for sacred play allows audiences to glimpse


mystery and to experience transformation. This book charts how Irish playwrights


negotiate the labyrinth of the Irish soul and shows how their plays contribute to a poetics of


Irish culture that enables a new imagining. Playwrights discussed are: McGuinness, Murphy, Friel,


Le Marquand Hartigan, Burke Brogan, Harding, Meehan, Carr, Parker, Devlin, and Barry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781909215672
Publisher:
Carysfort Press Limited
Publication date:
07/24/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
387 KB

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