Tragedy and Irish literatureTragedy and Irish literature Synge, O'Casey, Beckett
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; Palgrave, 2002.
ISBN: 6610219605 ISBN13: 9786610219605 DDC: 822.0512099417 Edition: (electronic bk.)
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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
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Physical Description: xi, 201 p. ; 23 cm.
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