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Dancing at Lughnasa

Dancing at Lughnasa
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Code: SHP-0042
Author: Brian Friel
ISBN/EAN: 9780571144792

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  • It is 1936 and harvest time in County Donegal.
  • In a house just outside the village of Ballybeg live the five Mundy sisters, barely making ends meet, their ages ranging from twenty-six up to forty.
  • The two male members of the household are brother Jack, a missionary priest, repatriated from Africa by his superiors after twenty-five years, and the seven-year-old child of the youngest sister.
  • In depicting two days in the life of this ménage, Brian Friel evokes not simply the interior landscape of a group of human beings trapped in their domestic situation, but the wider landscape, interior and exterior, Christian and pagan, of which they are nonetheless a part.

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