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The Methuen Drama advisor to modern Irish Playwrights is an authoritative single-volume advisor to the paintings of twenty-five Irish playwrights from the Sixties to the current, written via a staff of twenty-five eminent students from eire, the U.S., Britain and Germany contributing person reviews to the paintings of every playwright.

Each of the twenty-five chapters presents: a biographical advent to the playwright and their paintings; a survey and concise research of every of the writer's released performs; a dialogue in their type, dramaturgical issues and the severe reception; and a whole bibliography of released performs, directory of premieres and a decide upon record of severe works.

Playwrights lined comprise: Tom Murphy, Sebastian Barry, Marina Carr, Brian Friel, Thomas Kilroy, Martin McDonagh, Frank McGuinness, Mark O'Rowe, Christina Reid, Enda Walsh and lots of more.

Unrivalled in its insurance of contemporary paintings and writers, this assortment surveys and analyses the breadth, energy and improvement of theatrical paintings to emerge from eire over the past fifty years.

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