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ENGL 7007 The Abbey Theatre (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Dublin’s Abbey Theatre has, since the days of Yeats, been the premier showcase for new plays in Irish. Using a wide range of plays, this course will look at the history and development of the Abbey from its origins at the turn of the twentieth century to the present, with particular emphasis on the some of the controversies that have accompanied its productions, and on the theatre’s continuing relevance in the cultural life of Ireland.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Philip O'Leary

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 01-Feb-17