Is your enjoyment of Brian Friel's work hampered by a lack of Irish historical knowledge? Are you studying his plays and looking for help with interpretation? Do you teach Friel and need reliable guide to the plays? A Faber Critical Guide to Brian Friel's major work gives all this and more.
It gives an introduction to the distinctive features of the playwright's work; it explains the significance of the playwright in the context of modern theatre; it provides a detailed analysis of each of the classic plays in terms of language, structure and character; and it includes features of performance and a select bibliography.
Compiled by experts in their field, for use in the classroom, college or at home, Faber Critical Guides are the essential companions to the work of leading dramatists.