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Brian Friel : A Literary Companion (Paperback) (Mary Ellen Snodgrass)

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Snodgrass presents an alphabetical reference to Irish writer Friel's (1929-2015) topics, themes, and literary and stage expertise. The 63 entries cover his 20 original plays as well as shorter writings and such essential themes as belonging, violence, patriarchy, hypocrisy, and theater. Entries on food, healing and health, costumes, alcohol consumption, evanescence, and female and male personas discuss memorable element of his works such as a picnic on Portnoo Pier and the sudden death of Clancy the Drover, she says, and overviews of agrarianism, Ireland, migration, and religion illuminate Friel's lifelong immersion in his homeland and culture. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 205
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: Mcfarland Literary Companions
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Language: English
Street Date: February 6, 2017
TCIN: 52154001
UPC: 9781476665740
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-2500
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