October 1999; p ublished online October 2011 .
Book. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 294 pages.
A century ago this year, productions of W. B. Yeats' The Countess Cathleen and Edward Martyn's The Heather Field inaugurated the Irish Literary Theatre, which was to take its name from its...
in Treading the Bawds
July 2006; p ublished online July 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 9522 words.
The Patent Company was in trouble. The big names of the late Stuart stage were now to be found at Lincoln's Inn Fields rather than at Drury Lane or Dorset Gardens, and the London playgoing...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literature; Humour; Theatre. 1703 words.
Field, Joseph M. (1810–28 January 1856), actor, playwright, and humorist, was born in Dublin, Ireland, the son of Matthew Field, a Catholic publisher; his mother’s name is unknown. When he...