Faith Healer

Robert Tracy


This essay discusses the balance between theatricality and antitheatricality
in Faith Healer, by Brian Friel, and argues that the play draws inspiration from drama as ritual and from medieval and mystery plays.


Brian Friel; Faith Healer; Theatricality; Antitheatricality.

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