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Author: Tom Murphy
ISBN: 0413714101
Language: English
Pages: 106 pages
Category: Humanities
Publisher: Methuen Drama; 1st edition (June 4, 1998)
Rating: 4.2
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The Wake (Modern Plays). The Wake recounts the story of a woman, returning from the USA to her home town in Ireland.

The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work. The Wake (Modern Plays). The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel. As her family learn of her years as a prostitute, she learns their attitudes and Irish society in general. A homecoming play, haunting yet fiercely comic.

Tom Murphy's work includes A Whistle in the Dark, Famine, The Morning After Optimism, The Sanctuary Lamp, Conversations on a Homecomnig, The Gigli Concert, Bailegangaire, Too Late for Logic, She Stoop s to Folly and The Wake. His career has been markedly associated with the Irish National Theatre (th e Abbey Theatre).

Tom Murphy (23 February 1935 – 15 May 2018) was an Irish dramatist who worked closely with the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and with Druid Theatre, Galway. He was born in County Galway, Ireland and later lived in Dublin

Tom Murphy (23 February 1935 – 15 May 2018) was an Irish dramatist who worked closely with the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and with Druid Theatre, Galway. He was born in County Galway, Ireland and later lived in Dublin.

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The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel The Wake recounts the story of a woman, returning from the USA to her home town in Ireland

The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel The Wake recounts the story of a woman, returning from the USA to her home town in Ireland.

Tom Murphy's gift - here and in his other plays - is at once to stimulate and destabilise.

Tom Murphy's gift - here and in his other plays - is at once to stimulate and destabilise This is a dark, funny, consuming evening of high points, breaking points, hangovers and hints - uncertain hints - of hope" (Observer). About the Author: Tom Murphy was born in Tuam, County Galway. He has written for television and film, and a novel, The Seduction of Morality.

This collection brings together three of Tom Murphy's finest plays, Famine, A Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a. .

This collection brings together three of Tom Murphy's finest plays, Famine, A Whistle in the Dark and Conversations on a Homecoming. Together, they tell the story of Irish emigration - of those who went and those who were left behind. Crossing oceans and spanning decades, Murphy's three plays cover the period from the Great Hunger of the nineteenth century to the 'new' Ireland of the 1970s, exploring what we mean when we call a place 'home'. Conversations on a Homecoming County Galway, 1970s. Even the humblest of small-town pubs can be a magnet for dreamers.

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"The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel

The Wake recounts the story of a woman, returning from the USA to her home town in Ireland. As her family learn of her years as a prostitute, she learns their attitudes and Irish society in general. A homecoming play, haunting yet fiercely comic.