The Irish Dramatic Movement

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CONTENTS
PAGE
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSviii
PREFACE TO FIRST EDITIONix
PREFACE TO SECOND EDITIONxv
Chapter 1. THE ORIGINS AND SIGNIFICANCE OF THE IRISH DRAMATIC MOVEMENT1
Chapter 2. THE ENGLISH THEATRE IN THE NINETIES18
Chapter 3. THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE MOVEMENT33
Chapter 4. IDEALS IN THE WORKSHOP59
Chapter 5. W. B. YEATS91
Chapter 6. MARTYN AND MOORE117
Chapter 7. LADY GREGORY136
Chapter 8. JOHN MILLINGTON SYNGE163
Chapter 9. CONCLUSION AND PROSPECT187
Appendix 1. CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE MAIN EVENTS IN THE FIRST YEARS OF THE MOVEMENT197
2. SOME MATERIALS BEARING ON THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE MOVEMENT207
3. THE MAIN DATES CONNECTED WITH THE SPREAD OF IBSEN'S WORK AND THOUGHT211
4. A LIST OF PLAYS PRODUCED IN LONDON IN THE LAST DECADE OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY214
5. A SUBJECT INDEX TO SOME OF THE MAIN CRITICAL OPINIONS OF W. B. YEATS AND LADY GREGORY219
6. A NOTE ON EDITIONS AND GENERAL WORKS OF REFERENCE234
INDEX237

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements viii
  • Preface to the First Edition ix
  • Preface xv
  • Abbreviations xvii
  • Chapter 1 - The Origin and Significance of the Irish Dramatic Movement 1
  • Chapter 2 - The English Theatre in the Nineties 18
  • Chapter 3 - The Early History of the Movement 33
  • Chapter 4 - Ideals in the Workshop 59
  • Chapter 5 - W. B. Yeats 91
  • Chapter 6 - Martyn and Moore 117
  • Chapter 7 - Lady Gregory 136
  • Chapter 8 - John Millington Synge 163
  • Chapter 9 - Conclusion and Prospect 187
  • Appendices 208
  • Index 237
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