The ballad of the wild Ginger Man - J.P. Donleavy and Irish Theatre censorship
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Houlihan, Barry (2017) The ballad of the wild Ginger Man - J.P. Donleavy and Irish Theatre censorship. RTE Brainstorm.
JP Donleavy is best known for his novel The Ginger Man, but the problems with the stage adaptation of the novel in 1959 showed the cultural censorship at work in Ireland at that time. This paper explores the political and social context for the censorship of the stage adaptation of The Ginger Man