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Published: 01 August 2021

320 Pages | 3 black and white illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781800859463

Bookseller Code (06)

The Golden Thread

Irish Women Playwrights, Volume 1 (1716-1992)

Edited by David Clare, Fiona McDonagh, and Justine Nakase

Liverpool University Press

  • The most comprehensive and far-reaching study of plays written by Irish women to date
  • Draws on rare archival sources to recover and re-contextualise key plays by Irish women
  • Intersectional analyses highlight issues of gender, class, sexuality, and disability
  • Short chapter format acts as an accessible introduction to a counter-canon of Irish theatre
  • Features essays by numerous leading scholars in Irish theatre studies and Irish women's writing, as well as important Irish theatre practitioners

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