Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Standard Name: Deevy, Teresa
was an Irish playwright of the earlier twentieth century, who also wrote stories, radio plays, and a children's book. A select bibliography lists fourteen stage plays (in three acts or one), and nine radio plays or playlets.
Deevy, Teresa. “Chapter One, Ineffable Longings: the Dramas of Teresa Deevy”. Selected Plays of Irish playwright Teresa Deevy, 1894-1963, edited by Éibhear Walshe, Edwin Mellen Press, 2003, pp. 1 - 15.
Her hitherto very successful theatre career seems to have foundered on the fact that her message about domestic oppression of women in rural Ireland was unacceptable to the Dublin public, or rather the Dublin elite.