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Publisher: Palgrave
ISBN10: 6610219605 ISBN13: 9786610219605 DDC: 822/.0512099417 Edition: (electronic bk.)


Title from e-book title screen (viewed August 25, 2006). Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-196) and index. Cover -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction: The Loss of Tragic Value and the Value of Tragic Loss -- Introduction -- Undefined tragedy: varieties of value -- Irish tragedians? Synge, O'Casey and Beckett -- 2 A Gallous Story or a Dirty Deed?: J. M. Synge and the Tragedy of Evasion -- Introduction: The evasion of confrontation and the confrontation of evasion -- Reality or Romance? -- The art of guilt -- Identity and economics -- 3 Delusion and Disillusionment: The Tragedy of Meliorism in Sean O'Casey's Early Drama -- Introduction: O'Casey and meliorism -- O'Casey and politics -- The Dublin trilogy: disillusionment to delusion -- The Silver Tassie: holy war? -- 4 Beyond Tragedy: Samuel Beckett and the Art of Confusion -- Introduction: Beckett and tragedy -- The anti-philosophical turn -- The Irish geography of Beckett's memory: the politics of form -- After Eden: loss, guilt and the Law' -- Afterword -- Notes Electronic reproduction.UK :MyiLibrary,2006Available via World Wide Web.Access may be limited to MIL affiliated libraries.


  • Dewey Decimal: 822/.0512099417

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xi, 201 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (electronic bk.)


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