Paperback: 166 pages
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press; New ed. edition (January 15, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.5 x 9.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 12436452
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The Dublin stage of the Restoration and the 18th century has largely been dismissed as "West British" and its plays for the most part have been forgotten. This book examines the works by Protestant dramatists that reveal the complex alliance and fissures of Anglo-Irish society during the age of the Penal Laws. From Richard Head's Hic et Ubique (1663) to Mary O'Brien's The Fallen Patriot (1790), Wheatley shows how selected plays demonstrate that t...