The Plough and the Stars

Sean O'Casey
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ISBN 9780571212323 Format Paperback
Published 23/07/2001 Length 160 pages

About Book

This educational edition, with the full play text and an introduction to the playwright, features a detailed analysis of the language, structure and characters of the play, and textual notes explaining difficult words and references. It contains:

- The full playtext
- An introduction to the playwright, his background and his work
- A detailed analysis of language, structure and characters in the play
- Features of performance
- Textual notes explaining difficult words and references

Professor Murray's notes, to be read alongside the full playtext provided here, will enable students to better understand, appreciate, enjoy and write about O'Casey's greatest play.

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