• Even if I did speak Irish, I’d always be considered an outsider here, wouldn’t I? I may learn the password but the language of the tribe will always elude me, won’t it? The private core will always be ...hermetic, won’t it?

    Brian Friel, Csilla Bertha, Mária Kurdi (2006). “Brian Friel's Dramatic Artistry: "the Work Has Value"”, p.100, Peter Lang