The Plough and the Stars, Paperback
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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 play text - 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 play text provided here, will enable students to better understand, appreciate, enjoy and write about O'Casey's greatest play.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Plays, playscripts
  • ISBN: 9780571212323



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I was Nora in the school play in 6th year and can still quote a lot of this from memory. <br/>One of the best literary works about the Easter Rising that I've encountered.