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Krapp's Last Tape by Samuel Beckett, Gate Theatre
(Irish Theatre Magazine, 2010)
It took Samuel Beckett about three weeks to write Krapp’s Last Tape. During that time, the play went through seven distinct stages which, according to the scholarship, involved a gradual stripping away of sentimentality: ...
“Old Fools are Babes Again”: Shakespeare at the Abbey Theatre: programme note for King Lear directed by Selina Cartmell at the Abbey Theatre
(Abbey Theatre, 2013)
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"I Do Repent and Yet I Do Despair": Beckettian and Faustian allusions in Conor McPherson's the Seafarer and Mark O'Rowe's Terminus
In a press interview in April 2007, Conor McPherson correctly anticipated the imminent conclusion of the ‘Celtic Tiger’ period – the decade-long economic boom that had transformed Ireland into one of the world’s richest ...
Oenone and Colin Clout
(Edinburgh University Press, 2016-11)
Spenser's Shepheardes Calender was still a new work, not even yet publicly acknowledged by its author, when George Peele made the rather surprising decision to co-opt its central character and reanimate Colin Clout onstage ...
The theatre of Marie Jones: telling stories from the ground up
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-11-11)
It’s sometimes asserted that Irish women writers are doubly marginalised: first by their nationality and then by their gender. If that statement is true, we might add to it that Marie Jones has been marginalised a third ...