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Du lundi au vendredi : 14h - 18h
Nocturne le mercredi jusqu'à 20h
Fermé week-end et jours fériés

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Carole Jacquet
Responsable des ressources documentaires

Marion Mossu
Chargée de ressources documentaires

Tel : 01 58 52 10 83 / 33

Où nous trouver ?

Tout près du Panthéon !
Centre Culturel Irlandais
5, rue des Irlandais - 75005 Paris

RER B : Luxembourg
Métros : M10 Cardinal Lemoine / M7 Place Monge
Bus : 84, 89, 21, 27

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‘A disoriented vision of...fact’: Brian Friel, Francis Bacon, and Faith Healer

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The Brian Friel Papers at the NLI reveal a long and relatively unexplored history of major and minor influences on Friel’s plays. As the archive attests, these influences manifest themselves in ways that range from the superficial to the deeply [...]
‘It was then I knew life’: Political Critique and Moral Debate in Teresa Deevy’s Temporal Powers(1932)

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This article argues that Teresa Deevy’s early plays for the Abbey Theatre deliberately intervened in the cultural politics of the Irish Free State. While the focus here is on Temporal Powers(1932), Deevy’s first twoAbbey productions, The Reape[...]
La stratégie auctoriale de Thomas Kilroy dans l’écriture de The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde

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The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde, dont la première se déroula à l’Abbey Theatre en 1997, trouve son origine dans une commande du théâtre national visant à célébrer le centenaire de la sortie de prison d’Oscar Wilde. Cette œuvre singulière (Tho[...]
W.B. Yeats the Choreographer: Composition in the Manuscripts of At the Hawk’s Well and The Only Jealousy of Emer

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This article investigates how William Butler Yeats’s interest in, and professional engagement with, modern dance affected the dramaturgical composition of his plays. Instead of focusing on individual dancers’contributions to the dance plays’ pre[...]
Contemporary Feminist Protest in Ireland: #MeToo in Irish Theatre

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This essay draws upon the work of Judith Butler, Sara Ahmed, and Germaine Greer to consider the #MeToo movement and its reflection in the work of the author’s students and the scandal at Dublin’s Gate Theatre. Taking competing conceptions of fre[...]
Spectres of Fiction

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The 2019 Lyric Theatre and Dublin Theatre Festival co-production of J. M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World (1907), directed by Oonagh Murphy, encouraged an abstract reading of the play in new political contexts. Set in the 1980s at the D[...]
Costume

Livre

Monica FRAWLEY, Auteur | 2020
Monica Frawley (1954-2020) was one of Ireland's best-loved and most respected theatre designers. For more than three decades her set and costume designs illuminated and defined new directions in Irish theatre, opera and dance. She worked with al[...]
St Brigid's Day : conversation avec Olwen Fouéré et Pat Murphy

Evénement enregistré

Olwen FOUERE, Personne interviewée ; Pat MURPHY, Personne interviewée ; Alexandra SLABY, Intervieweur ; Luke DODD, Intervieweur | 2020
Sainte Brigid est, avec Patrick et Columba, l’un des saints patrons de l’Irlande. Sa fête, le 1er février, est la traduction chrétienne d’Imbolc, célébration païenne qui marquait le début du printemps et honorait Brigid, déesse celtique associée[...]
McGuinness's Music

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Throughout his long and varied playwriting career, Frank McGuinness has made extensive use of music from a plurality of genres. Music plays a variety of roles in the plays, supporting and enriching dramatic themes and moods. The music of Irish E[...]
She done Coriolanus at the Convent

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This article explores the gender politics of a neglected one-act play by Teresa Deevy, first staged at the Abbey in 1931, that revolves around the young female protagonist's recollection of a convent production of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus" in w[...]
Lynne Parker: Rough Magic in the Making

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Lynne PARKER, Personne interviewée ; Eleanor METHVEN, Intervieweur | 2019
Il y a trente-cinq ans, Lynne Parker cofondait Rough Magic, l’une des compagnies théâtrales les plus appréciées et réputées d’Irlande. Elle nous offre un aperçu captivant de son travail de directrice artistique. L’occasion de revenir sur le parc[...]
Brian Friel and Theodor W. Adorno

Article

For many philosophical thinkers since Thomas More's Utopia, the idea of a perfect human society has been aporetic – present in the imagination, yet beyond existent reality. The atrocities of the 20th century convinced the philosopher and musicol[...]
In Full Voice

Article

Celia de Fréine is a multi-award winning poet, playwright, screenwriter and librettist, who also writes essays and fiction in both English and Irish. She has published eight collections of poetry, including three dual-language editions with Arle[...]
‘A lament for the Fianna in a time when Ireland shall be changed’

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This article analyses how Micheál macLíammóir’s Diarmuid and Gráinne (1928) and An Philibín’s Tristram and Iseult (1929) reimagine the function of mythology in the Free State by infusing their dramatic representations of these legendary marriage[...]
Memory that owes nothing to fact

Article

Dancing at Lughnasa has been widely discussed as a memory play. Critics frequently analyze the way Michael's narration shapes the story he tells of five unmarried sisters living together in 1930's Donegal. Fewer critics, however, focus on Michae[...]
The Queen’s two bodies

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This article reads Panti’s Noble Call at the Abbey theatre on 1 February 2014 in the light of Didier Eribon’s work on the experience of insult as constitutive of gay subjectivity. However, it goes on to argue that Panti’s narrated experience of [...]
There's ropes and there's ropes

Article

Martin McDonagh's Hangmen (2015) is concerned with the moral question of justice. Set in a northern English pub run by a former hangman, the play's action takes place in 1965, on the day capital punishment is abolished in Britain. Combining (met[...]
Kate O'Brien in the Theatre

Article

Kate O'Brien initially made her literary reputation as a dramatist rather than a novelist. Her debut play Distinguished Villa (1926) won acclaim in London when first produced onstage, and critics compared her with Seán O'Casey. However, O'Brien'[...]

Livre

Part I - Nationalism and Identity 1 Divided Loyalties: The O’Neill 2 Deformities of Nationalism: Double Cross 3 Mum’s the Word: The Madame MacAdam Travelling Theatre Part II - Gender and Sexuality 4 Bachelors Gay: The Death and Resurrection[...]
Waking the Feminists

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Lian BELL, Auteur | 2018
Événement enregistré dans le cadre de la programmation culturelle du CCI. La scénographe et directrice artistique Lian Bell évoque le grand succès de la campagne pour l’égalité des femmes dans le théâtre irlandais, qu’elle a lancée fin 2015 sou[...]
Brian Friel, the BBC, and Ronald Mason

Article

Accepted theatre history awards Sir Tyrone Guthrie a singular position of influence on Brian Friel's early career. But hundreds of documents newly discovered in BBC archives reveal that Belfast radio drama producer Ronald Mason was perhaps more [...]
In the dim light

Article

Beckett's Ill Seen Ill Said begins with the protagonist in a position where ‘she sees Venus rise followed by the sun.’ This opening indicates the direct relationship between the narrative and astronomical phenomena of Venus rising as the morning[...]
Let's wait and see

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This article discusses Beckett's and Friel's interest in waiting in the context of Jacques Derrida's notions of ‘messianism’ and the ‘messianic’. Beckett's Waiting for Godot and Friel's Freedom of the City and Wonderful Tennessee associate waiti[...]
Something Happening Quietly

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This article concerns the Belfast dramatist Owen McCafferty (1961–) and his play Quietly, which debuted at the Abbey's Peacock Theatre in November 2012. Considering antecedents in McCafferty's earlier work, it illustrates how the play reflects a[...]
Yeats's Kiogen

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W.B. Yeats intended The Cat and the Moon to be a Japanese ‘Kiogen’, a farce or comedy presented between two Noh plays or within a single Noh play. In the inner drama of The Cat and the Moon, miracles happen to both of the emblematic characters, [...]
Endgame, Tania Bruguera

Article

Au sein d'une carrière marquée par la performance, Tania Bruguera met en scène Endgame d'après Fin de partie de Samuel Beckett. Une oeuvre dont la portée politique interroge la transgression du pouvoir.
Parallel Games and Queer Memories

Article

This essay explores how the notion of ‘parallel games’ works to queer memory in two productions of Northern Ireland's first publicly funded gay theatre company, TheatreofplucK, led by artistic director Niall Rea: the testimonial monologue D.R.A.[...]
Performing Trauma in Post-conflict Northern Ireland

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This article evaluates the role of the body in the performance and reception of trauma testimony in post-conflict Northern Ireland. It explores how the body is exploited in public performances of nationalism and unionism, marginalised in psychoa[...]
An Uncanny Myth of Ireland

Article

This paper addresses William Butler Yeats’s dramatisation of his life-long interest in the invisible realm and an ideal Irish aristocracy in his five Cuchulain plays. I wish to illustrate how Yeats expresses his increasing ambiguities over the c[...]

Livre

Introduction: An Underground Theatre chapter 1: Unlikely Iconoclast: Mairead Ni Ghrada (1896-1971) chapter 2: A Northern Voice: Seamus O Neill (1910-1981) chapter 3: A Theatre of Ideas: Eoghan O Tuairisc (1919-1982) chapter 4: Breaking Down [...]
From Brigit to Bailegangaire

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Tom Murphy's "Bailegangaire", premiered by Druid Theatre, Galway, in 1985 has its origins in a three-part TV drama which Murphy started planning in 1981. Of the three scripts only one, "Brigit", was screened by RTÉ in 1988, "The Contest" became [...]
Home, the Asylum, and the Workhouse in The Shadow of the Glen

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This essay analyses J.M. Synge's construction of domestic and institutional space in his debut play The Shadow of the Glen. The Richmond Asylum and Rathdrum Union Workhouse, the two institutions of confinement which are mentioned in the play, ar[...]