"What makes Twentieth-Century Irish Drama a particularly welcome addition to an already well-stocked archive is Murray's standing as one of the most knowledgeable and dedicated theater historians of his generation. . . . There can be little doubt that Twentieth-Century Irish Drama will become a standard point of reference for many years to come."—Irish Literary Supplement
"It is wholly appropriate that Christopher Murray provides this, the first of no doubt many publications to reflect upon one hundred years of the Irish Dramatic Movement. . . . His list of acknowledgments reads like a role-call of Irish theatre scholarship-and there is more than a hint of a 'life's work' here."—New Theatre Quarterly
"The completeness of the research, the author's sharply articulated communion with the topic, his intuitive response to that communion, as well as the brevity, pithiness and absence of scholarly affectation, combine to provide a book which will be greatly appreciated before and behind the curtain."—The Irish Indepenent
About the Author
Christopher Murray is a senior lecturer in English and former director of the Drama Centre at University College, Dublin. He is the editor of Irish University Review.
Series: Irish Studies
5.5 x 8.5, 288 pages