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Brian Friel Plays 2 By Brian Friel

Brian Friel Plays 2

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This second collection of Brian Friel's plays includes some of his most acclaimed work for the stage. The plays included are Dancing at Lughnasa, Fathers and Sons, Making History, Wonderful Tennessee and Molly Sweeney. The collection is introduced by Christopher Murray.
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Brian Friel Plays 2: Dancing at Lughnasa; Fathers and Sons; Making History; Wonderful Tennessee; Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel

This second collection of Brian Friel's plays includes some of his most acclaimed work for the stage. The plays included are Dancing at Lughnasa, Fathers and Sons, Making History, Wonderful Tennessee and Molly Sweeney. The collection is introduced by Christopher Murray.

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"Dancing at Lughnasa"
"The play, brilliantly constructed, is the best Friel has yet written."--"Observer"
"Fathers and Sons" (after Turgenev)
"A delicately written play that subtly alters the emphasis of Turgenev's book in the light of modern experience."--"Guardian"
"Making History"
"This is Friel's most accomplished and important play since "Translations..."It has the same suppleness of argument and beauty of writing."--"Financial Times"
"Wonderful Tennessee"
"Friel is a master...The play is a brilliantly notated fugue of laughter and lament."--"New Yorker"
"Molly Sweeney"
"A dramatic poem of cumulative power and irresistible poignancy."--"Observer"
"Of all the contemporary authors, there is no one I admire more highly than Brian Friel..."Molly Sweeney "is magnificent, and I read it with great joy."--Peter Brook
"Once again, Friel has achieved a masterpiece."--"Independent on Sunday"

The play, brilliantly constructed, is the best Friel has yet written. "Observer on Dancing at Lughnasa"

A delicately written play that subtly alters the emphasis of Turgenev's book in the light of modern experience. "Guardian on Fathers and Sons (after Turgenev)"

This is Friel's most accomplished and important play since "Translations..."It has the same suppleness of argument and beauty of writing. "Financial Times on Making History"

Friel is a master...The play is a brilliantly notated fugue of laughter and lament. "New Yorker on Wonderful Tennessee"

A dramatic poem of cumulative power and irresistible poignancy. "Observer on Molly Sweeney"

Of all the contemporary authors, there is no one I admire more highly than Brian Friel..."Molly Sweeney "is magnificent, and I read it with great joy. "Peter Brook on Molly Sweeney"

Once again, Friel has achieved a masterpiece. "Independent on Sunday on Molly Sweeney""


"The play, brilliantly constructed, is the best Friel has yet written." --Observer on Dancing at Lughnasa

"A delicately written play that subtly alters the emphasis of Turgenev's book in the light of modern experience." --Guardian on Fathers and Sons (after Turgenev)

"This is Friel's most accomplished and important play since Translations...It has the same suppleness of argument and beauty of writing." --Financial Times on Making History

"Friel is a master...The play is a brilliantly notated fugue of laughter and lament." --New Yorker on Wonderful Tennessee

"A dramatic poem of cumulative power and irresistible poignancy." --Observer on Molly Sweeney

"Of all the contemporary authors, there is no one I admire more highly than Brian Friel...Molly Sweeney is magnificent, and I read it with great joy." --Peter Brook on Molly Sweeney

"Once again, Friel has achieved a masterpiece." --Independent on Sunday on Molly Sweeney

About Brian Friel


Brian Friel was born in County Tyrone in 1929. He died in County Donegal on 2 October 2015.

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Brian Friel Plays 2: Dancing at Lughnasa; Fathers and Sons; Making History; Wonderful Tennessee; Molly Sweeney by Brian Friel
Brian Friel
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1999-02-01
544
0571197108
9780571197101
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