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Introduction

McNulty, Eugene and Maguire, Tom (2015) Introduction. In: The Theatre of Marie Jones: Telling Stories from the Ground Up. Carysfort press, Dublin, pp. 1-20. ISBN 978-1-909325-65-4 [Book section]

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Abstract

This chapter sets out the critical framework for the edited collection of essays that is the rest of the book. It provides a context for the discussion of Marie Jones's work as one of Ireland's leading contemporary playwrights that identifies the ways in which it has been conditioned by her background in Belfast. It places her too within a wider framework of the development of theatre practice on the island of Ireland and within a tradition of popular theatre that is informed by a range of international practice.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:Marie Jones; Charabanc Theatre Company; Irish drama; Irish theatre; popular performance; Irish literature
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Creative Arts and Technologies
ID Code:31327
Deposited By: Dr Thomas Maguire
Deposited On:29 Apr 2015 12:27
Last Modified:29 Apr 2015 12:27

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