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Shaw, Lady Gregory and the Abbey

A Correspondence and a Record

Ed. Dan H Laurence, Nicholas Grene

Bernard Shaw, who made his reputation in London, and Augusta Gregory, founder of Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, are often seen as belonging to different worlds. But when Shaw’s play The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet was banned in England, it was to the Abbey that he turned. This complete edition of the witty, informal letters that passed between him and Lady Gregory sheds light on the politics of the day, and emphasizes Shaw’s important yet unrecognized contribution to the Irish theatre. Slightly off-mint
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  • Publisher: Colin Smythe
  • Year: 1993
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 270pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 237x155mm
  • ISBN: 9780861402786
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Weight: 0.6kg
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