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Saint Oscar and Other Plays

ISBN: 978-0-631-20453-4
240 pages
April 1997, Wiley-Blackwell
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This is the first collection of Terry Eagleton's work for the theatre - St Oscar, The White, the Gold and the Gangrene, Disappearances, and Gods Locusts. The first two originally toured Ireland respectively in productions by Field Day of Derry and Dubbeljoint of Belfast. God's Locusts was broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
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Introduction.

Saint Oscar.

The White, the Gold and the Gangrene.

Disappearances.

God's Locusts.
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Terry Eagleton is Professor of Cultural Theory and John Rylands Fellow at the University of Manchester. His The Illusions of Postmodernism appeared from Blackwell in 1996, as did the Second Edition of his classic Literary Theory: An Introduction and Marxist Literary Theory, co-edited with Drew Milne. The Eagleton Reader, edited by Stephen Regan, is forthcoming from Blackwell. Eagleton's numerous other works include Heathcliff and The Ideology of the Aesthetic (1990), William Shakespeare (1986), Walter Benjamin (1976), Criticism and Ideology (1976), and Marxism and Literary Theory (1976).
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* Provides the first collection of Eagleton's highly praised work for the theatre.
* Shows how theory and practice speak the same language.
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