Tragedy and Irish literature Synge, O'Casey, Beckett
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
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xi, 201 p. ; 23 cm.
- Edition Info: (electronic bk.)
- Synge, J. M. -- (John Millington),1871-1909 -- Criticism and interpretation
- O'Casey, Sean,1880-1964 -- Criticism and interpretation
- Beckett, Samuel,1906-1989 -- Dramatic works
- English drama -- Irish authors -- History and criticism
- English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism
- English drama (Tragedy) -- History and criticism
- Ireland -- In literature
- Electronic books
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