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Description - Brian Friel: Ireland and the North by Scott Boltwood

After nearly five decades as one of Ireland's most celebrated playwrights, Brian Friel has been the subject of ten books and dozens of articles. This study expands Friel criticism into a sizeable body of material and into a fresher interpretative direction. Along with considering Friel's more recent plays, the book analyzes his interviews and essays to chart the author's ideological evolution throughout a career of more than forty years. Moreover, a chapter is devoted to his often ignored articles for The Irish Press (1962-1963), a series that reveals unsuspected insights into Friel's disposition towards the Irish Republic. Refining our understanding of Friel's relationship to Republicanism is central to the argument; rather than assuming that the author embraces nationalist ideology, the book relocates the conceptual concerns of his work away from Dublin and to 'The North', this bridge between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521873864
ISBN-10: 052187386X
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Scott Boltwood

Scott Boltwood is Assistant Professor in the English Department at Emory & Henry College, Virginia.

Books By Scott Boltwood

Brian Friel, Ireland, and the North by Scott Boltwood
Paperback, October 2009