This educational edition, with the full play text and an introduction to the playwright, features a detailed analysis of the language, structure and characters of the play, and textual notes explaining difficult words and references. It contains:
- The full playtext
- An introduction to the playwright, his background and his work
- A detailed analysis of language, structure and characters in the play
- Features of performance
- Textual notes explaining difficult words and references
Professor Murray's notes, to be read alongside the full playtext provided here, will enable students to better understand, appreciate, enjoy and write about O'Casey's greatest play.