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John Millington Synge used to be a number one literary determine of the Irish Revival who performed an important function within the founding of Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1904. This significant other bargains a finished creation to the complete diversity of Synge's paintings from recognized performs like Riders to the ocean, The good of the Saints and The Playboy of the Western global, to his influential prose paintings The Aran Islands. The essays offer exact and insightful analyses of person texts, in addition to perceptive reflections on his engagements with the Irish language, tactics of decolonisation, gender, modernism and ecu tradition. serious money owed of landmark productions in eire and the USA also are incorporated. With a consultant to extra examining and a chronology, this publication will introduce scholars of drama, postcolonial reviews, and Irish reports in addition to theatregoers to 1 of the main influential and arguable dramatists of the 20 th century.

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