Exorcising the Ghosts of Conflict in Northern Ireland: Stewart Parker's The Iceberg and Pentecost

@article{Russell2006ExorcisingTG,
  title={Exorcising the Ghosts of Conflict in Northern Ireland: Stewart Parker's The Iceberg and Pentecost},
  author={R. Russell},
  journal={{\'E}ire-Ireland},
  year={2006},
  volume={41},
  pages={42 - 58}
}
S P’ The Iceberg () and Pentecost (), works that function as bookends of his all-too-short dramatic career, are haunted by ghosts from Northern Ireland’s history.2 Both plays accord with Bernard McKenna’s description of Northern Irish drama as “‘perform[ing]’ moments of rupture that consciously emphasize the destruction of individuals’ and communities’ identities” (). The Iceberg stages the loss of pride in the Irish Protestant community surrounding the sinking of the… Expand
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