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The Diviner: The Art of Brian Friel

The Art of Brian Friel

Written with the co-operation of Brian Friel and including an assessment of his latest work, this is a completely rewritten and updated edition of Brian Friel and Ireland’s Drama, published in 1990.

432 pages

Literature and Literary Criticism:

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Table of Contents

Survey of the work, language, literature and politics, liminality, splitting and the gap, memory and space. Part I Private conversation the landscape painter the short stories. Part II Public address - plays of love plays of freedom. Part III Politics - a field day plays of language and time. Part IV Music - plays of beyond magic. Appendix - Brian Friel and George Steiner.

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