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John Barrett


John Barrett, a Dubliner, was educated at Clongowes Wood and UCD. He was a professor of English at the University of Texas (Austin) 1965-69. Subsequently he returned to Ireland to teach in the English Department at UCD for a further 34 years. He has written plays for stage and radio and was awarded a residency as a Hawthornden Fellow in Creative Writing in 1991. His edition of The Selected Plays of Michael Mac Liammoir was published by Colin Smythe in 1998.

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
Borrowed Robes John Barrett
Where He Lies John Barrett