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The Playboy of the Western World and Other Plays (Signet Classics)

by J. M. Synge

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert Welch (Afterword), Edna O"Brien (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages142
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7577369M
ISBN 100451530071
ISBN 109780451530073
OCLC/WorldCa64686147

The plays of John Millington Synge are filled with the humors, sorrows, and dreams of the country folk of the Aran Islands and the western Irish coastlands, where, in Synge's works, "we have a popular imagination that is fiery and magnificent, and tender." The Playboy of the Western World, his most famous play, is sweetly funny and ironic as it follows its young hero's progress, in the eyes of In writing THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, as in my other plays, I have used one or two words only that I have not heard among the country people of Ireland, or spoken in my own nursery before I could read the ://

The plays that helped make modern Ireland. Riots greeted the first performance of The Playboy of the Western World at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre on 26 January Eggs, potatoes and even a slice of fruit cake were hurled at the actors during subsequent performances, and it seems unlikely that much of the actual play could have been heard in the Amazon配送商品ならThe Playboy of the Western World and Other Playsが通常配送無料。更にAmazonならポイント還元本が多数。Synge, J. M., O'Brien, Edna作品ほか、お急ぎ便対象商品は当日お

Western states America. Western world Europe and the Americas or the ‘real’ world as opposed to the fairytale ‘Eastern world’ Genre. The Playboy of the Western World is a comedy with satiric and tragic elements. Synge wanted his audience to laugh at his characters, but he also wanted the audience to notice their humanity—for they have /notes/the-playboy-of-the-western-world-essential-revision-notes.   Synge, J. M., "Preface to Playboy of the Western World," in The Playboy of the Western World and Other Plays, Oxford University Press, , pp. 96– Yeats, William Butler, "Preface to The Well of the Saints," in The Playboy of the Western World and Other Plays, Oxford University Press, , pp. 52– FURTHER READING


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M.: One of Ireland's greatest playwrights and the co-founder of the Abbey Theater, Synge captures the essence of the Irish spirit in realistic characters and unique language. This volume contains the title play, The Shadow of the Glen, and Riders to the Sea.

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