The Theatre of Frank McGuinness

Stages of Mutability

Edited by: Helen Lojek

The first edited collection of essays about internationally renowned Irish playwright Frank McGuinness focuses on both performance and text. Interpreters come to diverse conclusions, creating a vigorous dialogue that enriches understanding and reflects a strong consensus about the value of McGuinness's complex work. REVIEWS ". . . a fascinating and diverse collection of reactions to the work of Frank McGuinness". Reviewed by : Patrick Mason ". . . Frank McGuinness's drama in its richness and variety calls out for what this collection of essays supplies: A multi-authored volume by both practitioners and academics.....thoughtful, stimulating collection". Reviewed by : Anthony Roche "The diversity of the playwright's work is well matched in the collection by the scale of the different approaches the authors of the essays and talks take...I recommend the book especially to those who McGuinness difficult, but all readers are likely to put it down enriched and with a reformed view of drama and theatre in general" Reviewed by : Maria Kurdi, Drama League Magazine of Ireland, Spring 2004

Publication Date: 6/24/2002
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781904505013