Title

The Blight of Unusual Character: How the Great Famine Devastated a Nation and Changed Irish Theatre Forever

Date

5-29-2014 10:20 AM

End Time

29-5-2014 10:40 AM

Location

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

Department

Theatre

Session Chair

Michael Phillips

Session Title

Theatre History Presentations

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Michael Phillips

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

This paper is an examination of the great Irish Potato Famine, and how it directly influenced changes in the theatre of that time (especially in terms of the playwrights and their subject matter) and for years to come.

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The Blight of Unusual Character: How the Great Famine Devastated a Nation and Changed Irish Theatre Forever

Rice Auditorium (RA) 113

This paper is an examination of the great Irish Potato Famine, and how it directly influenced changes in the theatre of that time (especially in terms of the playwrights and their subject matter) and for years to come.