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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 Plays 2 Dancing at Lughnasa; Fathers and Sons; Making History; Wonderful Tennessee; Molly Sweeney Synopsis

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.

Brian Friel Plays 2 Dancing at Lughnasa; Fathers and Sons; Making History; Wonderful Tennessee; Molly Sweeney Press Reviews

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 Dancing at Lughnasa Fathers and Sons (after Turgenev) Making History Wonderful Tennessee 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 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 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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571197101
Publication date: 1st February 1999
Author: Brian Friel
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 544 pages
Categories: Plays, playscripts,

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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