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‘All think what other people think’: George O'Brien's Tenure, 1925–1926

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/9780199590575.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As a result of the subsidy, the government placed a representative on the Abbey's board of directors. This chapter analyses the brief tenure of the first government‐appointed director, George ... More


‘What if the Church and State are the mob that howls at the door?’: Fighting the Irish at Home and Abroad, 1927–1934

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/9780199590575.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

In 1927 Eamon de Valera entered constitutional politics with Fianna Fáil. This chapter addresses the rise of conservatism as Fianna Fáil and Cumann na nGaedheal (the ruling party) competed for the ... More


The Abbey Theatre, 1899-1999: Form and Pressure

Robert Welch

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121879
eISBN:
9780191671364
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121879.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

A century ago this year, productions of W. B. Yeats' The Countess Cathleen and Edward Martyn's The Heather Field inaugurated the Irish Literary Theatre, which was to take its name from its home in ... More


Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Susan Cannon Harris

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The first modern Irish playwrights emerged in London in the 1890s, at the intersection of a rising international socialist movement and a new campaign for gender equality and sexual freedom. Irish ... More


Yeats and Remorse

PETER McDONALD

in Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199235803
eISBN:
9780191714542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235803.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The registers of regretful memory, or retrospective doubt and qualm, are central to William Butler Yeats's best poetry. These registers find their focus in his poetic vocabulary with the word ... More


Cyclical Violence: The Irish Insurrection and the Limits of Enchantment

Sarah Cole

in At the Violet Hour: Modernism and Violence in England and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195389616
eISBN:
9780199979226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389616.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes as its scope the substantial canon of Irish literature in the first decades of the twentieth century that engaged intimately with violence. It argues that the expression of ... More


Juno (1957–1959)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Blitzstein’s testimony before an executive session held by the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1958, and his last completed dramatic work, Juno, a musical ... More


We’ll Keep the Red Flag Flying Here: Syndicalism, Jim Larkin and Irish Masculinity at the Abbey Theatre, 1911–1919

Susan Cannon Harris

in Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the cultural impact of syndicalism, tracing its influence on representations of working-class masculinity in three strike plays staged at the Abbey Theatre during Ireland’s ... More


The Flaming Sunflower: The Soviet Union and Sean O’casey’s Post-Realism

Susan Cannon Harris

in Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Sean O’Casey came to see the Soviet Union as a market for the kind of ideologically-committed and antirealist drama that neither the Abbey Theatre’s directors nor London’s commercial producers ... More


Epilogue: What the Irish Left – Sean O’casey, Samuel Beckett and Lorraine Hansberry’s the Sign in Sidney Brustein’s Window

Susan Cannon Harris

in Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The epilogue considers the impact of Irish playwrights on an American left that had been decimated by anti-Communist persecution. Just prior to the 1956 New York premiere of Samuel Beckett’s ... More


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