The Comedy Spirit of Ireland

  • E. H. Mikhail


Imagine a grandmother leaving behind a christening cake for her latest granddaughter, dashing across Ireland in an automobile from Galway to Qpeenstown’ through night and fog because the railroad men seize an opportune season to strike, catching an ocean liner after many mishaps, with little or no time to spare; rattling off on the keys of a typewriter the rough draft of a play in mid-ocean, and arriving smiling and unperturbed to face a score of photographers and interviewers—imagine all that, and there’s Lady Gregory.


National Theatre Ocean Liner Rough Draft Young Writer Irish Language 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. H. Mikhail
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  1. 1.University of LethbridgeCanada

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