English one-act plays of today.

Selected and introduced by Donald FitzJohn. by Donald FitzJohn in London, New York, Published for the English Association by the Oxford University Press

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Before him, one-act plays were written in poetry, but he made prose the medium of his one-act plays. In short, he made the drama, simple & real, & brought it nearer to everyday life. He made the modern one-act play what it is & his example has been widely followed.

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If I created a list called "Best Irish Plays" (including Britain before ), and included Shakespeare on my list, everyone would say: "But Shakespeare's not Irish!" They'd be right. Technically, the inclusion of Shakespeare fits the list description, but really it's a misrepresentation of him as an Irishman, which he isn't.

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One-Act Plays were written and staged throughout the 18 th and the 19 th centuries, as “The Curtain Raisers” or “The After Pieces”. A one-act play is a play that has only one act, as distinct from plays that occur over several -act plays may consist of one or more recent years, [when?] the minute play has emerged as a popular subgenre of the one-act play, especially in writing competitions.

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