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Paul Laudiero: IMG Shit Rough Draft



I was sitting in a British and Irish romantic drama class my last semester in college when the idea for Shit Rough Drafts hit me. I was working... Continue »
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The Cripple of Inishmaan

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In 1934, the people of Inishmaan learn that the Hollywood director Robert Flaherty is coming to the neighboring island to film a documentary. No one is more excited than Cripple Billy, an unloved boy whose chief occupation has been grazing at cows and yearning for a girl who wants no part of him. For Billy is determined to cross the sea and audition for the Yank. And as news of his audacity ripples through his rumor-starved community, The Cripple of Inishmaan becomes a merciless portrayal of a world so comically cramped and mean-spirited that hope is an affront to its order.

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McDonagh never ceases to surprise me with his language, his wit, and keen understanding of the human soul. He is the master of catching you off guard, of making you laugh in hysterics one moment and feel pummeled in the next. I read this play because the second in the trilogy, The Lieutenant of Inishmore, is being performed this season at Artists Rep in Portland. Whether read or seen, McDonagh's works are not to be missed!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375705236
Author:
McDonagh, Martin
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
McDonagh, Martin
Location:
New York :
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
British and irish drama (dramatic works by on
Subject:
Young men
Subject:
Physically handicapped
Subject:
Motion picture industry
Subject:
Young men -- Ireland -- Aran Islands -- Drama.
Subject:
People with disabilities
Subject:
British & Irish
Subject:
Drama-Women and Ethnic
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage International
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.98x5.34x.34 in. .34 lbs.

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