That includes unique essays by means of major students within the box, this e-book explores the great legacy of girls playwrights in Irish theatre because the starting of theTwentieth century. Chapters give some thought to the intersecting contexts of gender, sexuality and the physique for you to examine the wider cultural, political and old implications of representing 'woman' at the level. furthermore, a couple of essays interact with representations of ladies by way of a variety of male playwrights so that it will reassess ordinary contexts and traditions in Irish drama. incorporates a Foreword by means of Marina Carr and an invaluable appendix of Irish ladies playwrights and their works.

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