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W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State: Adding the Half-pence to the Pence

Lauren Arrington

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590575
eISBN:
9780191595523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590575.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book utilizes new source material and documents that have not previously been analysed with regard to the Abbey Theatre's history in order to reconstruct the political, socio‐religious, and ... More


‘Theatre business, management of men’: The Politics of Compromise

Lauren Arrington

in W.B. Yeats, the Abbey Theatre, Censorship, and the Irish State: Adding the Half-pence to the Pence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590575
eISBN:
9780191595523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590575.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter concludes, starting with looking at how vital it is to consider scholarly work on the history of the Abbey Theatre for getting a full, accurate representation of the multivalent ... More


The Strange Radicalism of Thomas Carnduff and St John Ervine

Connal Parr

in Inventing the Myth: Political Passions and the Ulster Protestant Imagination

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198791591
eISBN:
9780191833953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791591.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Drama

St John Ervine and Thomas Carnduff were born in working-class Protestant parts of Belfast in the 1880s, though Ervine would escape to an eventually prosperous existence in England. Orangeism, the ... More


Epilogue—How Cathleen Became Mrs. Monihan: Sara Allgood’s “grave acting” on Stage and in Film

Elizabeth Brewer Redwine

in Gender, Performance, and Authorship at the Abbey Theatre

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192896346
eISBN:
9780191918780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896346.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Epilogue follows Sara Allgood’s history of performance and contributions to theatrical texts from her early days in Inghinidhe through her film work until her death in Hollywood in1950. What ... More


Gender, Performance, and Authorship at the Abbey Theatre

Elizabeth Brewer Redwine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192896346
eISBN:
9780191918780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896346.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Gender, Performance, and Authorship offers a different way to consider the creation of the major characters of the Abbey Theatre, holding the lines between writing and performing up to scrutiny, and ... More


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