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Unformatted text preview: -Playboy of the Western World riots 1907 Cathleen Ni Houlihan: Yeats and Gregory (1904) First play produced at the Abbey Set at beginning of 1798 rising Woman as Ireland Call to arms for young men Legacies of the Abbey Remains the major theatre in Ireland Importance of playwrights, more than the actors, and scripts Plays continue to be produced Themes of Irishness Major Themes / Ideas of Troubles Theatre Representations of current violence-Devlin: Ourselves Alone (1985) Historical How did we get here?-McGuinness: Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme (1985) Metaphorical-Brenton: Romans in Britain (1986) Field Day Company (1980-1995) Founded by Brian Friel (writer) and Stephen Rea (actor) The Fifth Providence Unified and heal the problems Published non-theatrical texts Criticisms That theyre exclusively males, nationalists, and Catholics....
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course ECON 306k taught by Professor Krasner during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '08