'Complicated thorns of kindred': Murphy's interrogation of family

Richards, Shaun (2010) 'Complicated thorns of kindred': Murphy's interrogation of family. In: Murray, Christopher, (ed.) Alive in time: the enduring drama of Tom Murphy. Carysfort Press, Dublin, pp. 239-254. ISBN 9781904505457

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Abstract

Almost 50 years after he first hit the headlines as Ireland's most challenging playwright, the 'angry young man' of those times Tom Murphy still commands his place at the pinnacle of Irish Theatre. Here 17 new essays by prominent critics and academics, with an introduction by Christopher Murray, survey Murphy's dramatic oeuvre in a concerted attempt to define his greatness and enduring appeal, making this book a significant study of a unique genius.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: 800 Literature & rhetoric > 822 English drama
School/Department: School of Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2013 16:45
Last Modified: 05 Nov 2013 16:45
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/629

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