After Easter

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DOI: 10.5040/9780571291007.00000005
Scenes: 8. Roles: Male (7) , Female (7) , Neutral (0)

After Easter is not a political play, rather a psychological play – inevitably funny. It is a contemporary portrait of a woman who reaches that point in her life when she will either grow or fade, when she will either continue to live in her lesser personality or make that inner marriage which will allow her to enter the mainstream of her larger existence, and, hopefully, swim.

The exile, Greta, having turned away from everything that once could have been called her identity – including her religion – allows the ghosts to call her home to the north of Ireland and to her family. In doing so she finds herself confronting the identity that she has wilfully excluded for so long.

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Faber and Faber

Anne Devlin

ISBN: 9780571173945

Series: Faber Drama

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