The Theatre of Enda Walsh

The Theatre of Enda Walsh


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909325838
Publisher: Carysfort Press Limited
Publication date: 06/30/2016
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

1 Enda Walsh and Space: The Evolution of a Playwright Jesse Weaver 13

2 Entertainment and Dystopia: Enda Walsh's The Ginger Ale Boy Ian R. Walsh 27

3 Pig is/is not Runt: Gender and Shared Identity in the film adaptation of Disco Pigs Kevin McCluskey 39

4 The Representation of Vulnerability in Enda Walsh's Sucking Dublin and Lynndie's Gotta Gun Lisa FitzPatrick 53

5 FIERCE WORDS / BRUTAL DEEDS: Abjection and Redemption in Enda Walsh's bedbound Kay Martinovch 65

6 Through a Glass Darkly: Identity, Language and Performance in Enda Walsh's Chatroom Kevin Wallace 77

7 The Small Things: A Postdramatic Analysis Finian O'Gorman 89

8 Fantasizing About Truth: Re-membered Histories and Performance in How These Desperate Men Talk Nelson Barre 105

9 Real Versus Illusory in Enda Walsh's The Walworth Farce and The New Electric Ballroom Tanya Dean 119

10 "Looking for martyrdom?": Enda Walsh and Steve McQueen's Hunger Katarzyna Ojrzynska 131

11 Dead Men Talking: Stagnation and Entrapment in Enda Walsh's Penelope Audrey McNamara 151

12 For Once and for all: Empathy and Mimesis in Enda Walsh's Musical for the "people of the world" Mary P. Caulfield 161

13 Ballyturk: Theatre and Event Michelle C. Paull 177

14 On Directing and Performing the Theatre of Enda Walsh Mikel Mnrfi 195

15 We Laugh A Lot When Mum's Away: Production and Reception of The Walworth Farce in Turkey Nursen Gömceli 201

16 Sculpting the Spaces of Enda Walsh's Theatre: Sabine Dargent in Conversation Siobhan O'Gorman 215

Performances and Bibliography 227

Biographical Notes 233

Index 239

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