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These plays are not Robinson's most successful, but in them he was trying to probe more deeply into character and to tap starker emotions than he did in his conventional Abbey work. Give a Dog —, for instance, is hardly risque, but its scene in which the hero and his married friend entertain two chorus girls at supper was a bit much for the Abbey. Still, it is a well worked out piece of realistic theatre, important for its idea that creative genius is often hampered by convention. , which the Abbey did produce, is less successful but still interesting.
Murray's other late work is unimportant. A Stag at Bay and A Spot in the Sun are routine exercises in one-act tragedy; Illumination is a twoact religious play with little appeal for a non-Catholic audience. Murray did not write his best work in our period, and he had a limited range. But his strong tragedies played a large part in fixing realism as the dominant Abbey manner; they also acted as a brake on the theatre's ever-present tendency to brainless farce. THE REALISTIC DRAMA OF THE ABBEY St.
O'Neill, in his useful book on Robinson, remarks that the play slips into melodrama. Apparently he is criticizing the ghost of Ulick 23 THE REALISTIC DRAMA OF THE ABBEY Alcock, the dead brother who loves Ballydonal House. The theatre, however, demands theatrical measures; on that ground the ghost seems effective in consolidating the theme and also a pleasant divergence from total realism. Actually, the period between 1918 and 1923 might have called forth much more melodrama than Robinson wrote in.