Download e-book for kindle: Rupture, Representation, and the Refashioning of Identity in by Bernard McKenna

By Bernard McKenna

ISBN-10: 0313320292

ISBN-13: 9780313320293

The North of eire has lengthy been affected by violent clash, and dramatic works from that sector usually replicate the continuing social turmoil. This booklet makes use of trauma thought to research dramatic productions from the North of eire. After someone is firstly uncovered to violence, their feel of id is ruptured. so that it will safeguard themselves from trauma, sufferers then build identities, yet these identities don't totally combine anxious reports. finally, a few members effectively assimilate their publicity to demanding occasions. This ebook examines how dramatic productions replicate the rupture within the components that tell id, and the extra profitable makes an attempt to refashion a notion of self when it comes to neighborhood, continuity, and communion with the mythic.

This quantity appears to be like not just on the literary and mental constitution of the performs but additionally their theatrical parts. The publication discusses how each one play features as drama, as staged spectacle and illustration, and as functionality, concentrating on the audience's response to specific scenes. each one paintings was once both written by way of a author from the North of eire or used to be staged within the North, and all of the performs mentioned both at once or in some way confront problems with sectarian clash. awareness is given to Stewart Parker, John Wilson Haire, Brian Friel, Martin Lynch, Kenneth Branagh, Seamus Heaney, Anne Devlin, Graham Reid, and others.

Show description

Read or Download Rupture, Representation, and the Refashioning of Identity in Drama from the North of Ireland, 1969-1994 (Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies) PDF

Similar british & irish drama & plays books

Download e-book for kindle: Socialism and Superior Brains: The Political Thought of by Gareth Griffith

On hand in paperback for the 1st time, Gareth Griffith's e-book presents a finished severe account of the political rules of 1 of the main influential commentators of the 20th century. With shut connection with quite a number Shaw's texts, from the Fabian tracts to the performs, Gareth Griffith attracts out the important theoretical messages of Shaw's engagement with politics.

Will Stockton's Playing Dirty: Sexuality and Waste in Early Modern Comedy PDF

Taking part in soiled is stuffed with soiled jokes. Arguing that the early glossy excremental physique is in lots of methods an erotic physique, Will Stockton—with humor and dry wit—reads psychoanalytic idea via early smooth comedies, claiming that it truly is useful, instead of inimical, to the undertaking of historicizing the physique.

New PDF release: Stephens Plays: 4: Three Kingdoms; The Trial of Ubu;

4 performs encouraged via and originating at the ecu level from one among Britain's most vital playwrights. 3 Kingdoms used to be awarded at Teater NO99 in Tallinn, Estonia on 17 September 2011, earlier than commencing on the Munich Kammerspiele, Germany, on 15 October 2011. 'An inconsolable temper of dread, abandon, violence and suspicion lurks underneath the show's epidermis of arty insouciance, and every now and then the script attains a lyrical pitch of accusation opposed to the West that fairly overrides the flippancy.

New PDF release: The Chemsex Monologues

The Chemsex Monologues discover the sexual, excessive international of the chillouts via six assorted characters. A anonymous narrator meets a lovely boy on a Vauxhall evening out, who introduces him to G’s pleasures; the poster boy for Room provider will get taken to previous mom Meth’s position via a porn celebrity; Fag Hag Cath is discovering the chillouts became extra concerning the intercourse; Daniel is a sexual medical expert who does group outreach in thesaunas; and the anonymous narrator meets up together with his attractive boy back in several situations.

Additional info for Rupture, Representation, and the Refashioning of Identity in Drama from the North of Ireland, 1969-1994 (Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rupture, Representation, and the Refashioning of Identity in Drama from the North of Ireland, 1969-1994 (Contributions in Drama and Theatre Studies) by Bernard McKenna


by Brian
4.4

Rated 4.39 of 5 – based on 17 votes