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The Great Hunger is a highly celebrated play from 1983. It is Tom Mac Intyre's version of Patrick Kavangh's famous long poem. It represents the life and dreams of Patrick MacGuire, a small farmer and potato-gatherer, a man suffering from sexual and spiritual starvation. The play fuses image, movement, and language into a classic of contemporary Irish drama. The Gallant JohThe Great Hunger is a highly celebrated play from 1983. It is Tom Mac Intyre's version of Patrick Kavangh's famous long poem. It represents the life and dreams of Patrick MacGuire, a small farmer and potato-gatherer, a man suffering from sexual and spiritual starvation. The play fuses image, movement, and language into a classic of contemporary Irish drama. The Gallant John-Joe is the soliloquy of John-Joe Concannon, a widower grappling with physical and mental infirmity and trying unsuccessfully to plumb the mysteries of his relationship with his troubled daughter....

Title : The Great Hunger and the Gallant John-Joe
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ISBN : 9781901866834
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 90 Pages
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