John Millington Synge


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Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)

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John Millington Synge (1871-1909) was a writer and dramatist associated with Yeats, the Celtic Twilight, and the Abbey Theatre, the national theatre of Ireland.
LIKE a peat fire in the dark snug of a pub in the rural depths of County Mayo, John Millington Synge's masterpiece is a slowburner to our modern senses.
exclusive of Chekhov's "Ivanov"; and Ireland's Druid Theater Company presentation of John Millington Synge's "The Playboy of the Western World" and "The Shadow of the Glen."
Then next Wednesday, a third group of BSA students will be at The Old Joint Stock Theatre, Temple Row West, with the John Millington Synge classic, Playboy of the Western World.
During John Millington Synge's lifetime (1871-1909) Hungary was part of a so-called dual monarchy that was established under the terms of the Compromise with Austria in 1867.
But I think few will regret having invested their time in the Lincoln Center Festival's DruidSynge, the sequential presentation of all six plays of John Millington Synge by Galway's Druid Theater Company.
Many of the works (mainly drawings), which feature several Irish literary figures including George Russell (AE) and John Millington Synge, were produced as artist and sitter conversed.
John Millington Synge's Deirdre of Sorrows, is his last and incomplete play.
I went to Ireland several years ago, Grandma would be pleased to know, to attend a week-long summer school on the life and work of playwright John Millington Synge (pronounced Sing), who wrote in the early 1900s and whose best-known works are "Playboy of the Western World," a comedy, and "Riders to the Sea," a tragedy.
"Framing the Folk: Zora Neale Hurston, John Millington Synge, and the Politics of Aesthetic Ethnography." Comparatist 20 (1996): 50-61.
LEADING Irish actors and writers are backing the pounds 100,000 restoration of a cottage in which John Millington Synge was inspired to write some of his famous plays.
John Millington Synge, in his writings on the Aran Islands about 100 years ago, made the remark that the islanders were poor people, but in the whole course of their daily lives they didn't touch anything that wasn't beautiful.