By Chris Morash,Shaun Richards

Seamus Heaney as soon as defined the 'sense of position' generated via the early Abbey theatre because the 'imaginative protein' of later Irish writing. Drawing on theorists of house similar to Henri Lefebvre and Yi-Fu Tuan, Mapping Irish Theatre argues that theatre is 'a laptop for making position from space'. targeting Irish theatre, the e-book investigates how this Irish 'sense of position' used to be either produced through, and produced, the impressive paintings of the Irish Revival, ahead of contemplating what occurs while this spatial formation starts off to vanish. Exploring newer site-specific and place-specific theatre along canonical works of Irish theatre by way of playwrights together with J. M. Synge, Samuel Beckett and Brian Friel, the learn proposes an unique idea of theatrical area and theatrical identity, whose software extends past Irish theatre, and may be worthwhile for all theatre scholars.

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