John Boyd


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Northern Irish playwright, born in working-class East Belfast, educated at Queen's University, Belfast and Trinity College, Dublin. Boyd refers to himself as ‘an Irish playwright with a Protestant background’. ...

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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