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One, Mad Hornpipe: Dance as a Tool of Subversion in Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2011)
The plot of Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney oscillates around the theme of perception, blindness and eye-sight recovery. Although visually impaired, the eponymous character is a self-reliant and independent person who is very ...
Defying Maintenance Mimesis: The Case of Somewhere over the Balcony by Charabanc Theatre Company
Making reference to Luce Irigaray’s definitions of mimesis and mimicry, and the ways in which these concepts respectively reinforce and challenge the phallogocentric order, this article investigates the representation of ...
Eroticism in the “Cold Climate” of Northern Ireland in Christina Reid’s The Belle of the Belfast City
(Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego, 2013-11-01)
Closely based on the dramatist’s personal experience, Christina Reid’s The Belle of the Belfast City offers a commentary on the life of the Protestant working class in the capital of Northern Ireland in the 1980s from a ...