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Dancing at Lughnasa

Brian Friel

Dancing at Lughnasa

by Brian Friel

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Published by Dramatists Play Service in New York (440 Park Ave. S., New York 10016) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Brian Friel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6056.R5 D36 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1212959M
LC Control Number94209778

(), Lovers (), Translations (), The Communication Cord (), and Dancing at Lughnasa (). In he founded the touring theatre company, Field Day, with Stephen Rea. In he founded the touring theatre company, Field Day, with Stephen Rea. Dancing At Lughnasa serves as Friel's quick glimpse at a moment long gone. Lughnasa is not a play of simple entertaiment. It is a complex work of art, filled with personal revelations, symbols and ideas that work together to reveal universe/5(67).

Get this from a library! Dancing at Lughnasa. [Joan Fitzpatrick Dean] -- Drawing upon unpublished material from the Friel archive at the National Library of Ireland, Joan FitzPatrick Dean contrasts the expressly theatrical elements of Friel's play and their cinematic. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(2).

  Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Classical Games More Theatre Dancing at Lughnasa – review 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars And it's through dancing . Contemporary Irish Cinema: From the "Quiet Man" to "Dancing at Lughnasa" (Irish Studies): From the "Quiet Man" to "Dancing at Lughnasa" by James J MacKillop | 30 Jun Hardcover.


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