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By J. M. Synge

J M Synge used to be one of many key dramatists within the flourishing global of Irish literature on the flip of the century. This quantity bargains all of Synge's performs, which diversity from racy comedy to stark tragedy, all sharing a memorable lyricism.

The creation units Synge's paintings within the context of the Irish literary stream, with precise consciousness to his function as one of many founders of the Abbey Theatre and his paintings along W. B. Yeats and woman Gregory.

contains: Riders to the ocean; The Shadow of the Glen; The Tinker's marriage ceremony; The good of the Saints; The Play of the Western international; Deirdre of the Sorrows
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