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Synge, J. M. (John Millington) 1871-1909

Overview
Works: 1,161 works in 3,600 publications in 6 languages and 72,092 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Poetry  Fiction  Radio plays  Miscellanea 
Roles: Translator, Librettist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Composer
Classifications: PR5532, 822.912
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The playboy of the western world a comedy in three acts by J. M Synge ( Book )
238 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Theatre, direction A.L. Erlanger Realty Corporation, management S.E. Cochran, Elbert A. Wicks presents for one week only the Abbey Theatre Players (direct from the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, Ireland) in a repertoire of brilliant plays "The Coiner," a comedy in one act by Bernard Duffy, and "The Playboy of the Western World," a comedy in three acts by J.M. Synge
The well of the saints a comedy in three acts by J. M Synge ( )
82 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and held by 2,691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspired by a medieval French farce, The Well of the Saints depicts a blind married couple who have their sight miraculously restored by a traveling saint, only to discover that their happiness was based on illusions. Their hope of falling back in love depends on losing their sight once again
Deirdre of the sorrows by J. M Synge ( )
95 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in English and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First performed in 1910, Deirdre of the Sorrows is based on Irish mythology. It was unfinished at time of the author's death and completed by the poet William Butler Yeats and Synge's fianc e, the actress Molly Allgood. Deirdre, a beautiful young woman, is desired by a powerful but older king, Conchubor, whose pursuit of her leads to tragedy
Riders to the sea by J. M Synge ( )
63 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An evocative one-act tragedy set in the Aran Islands at the home of Maurya, who has lost her husband, father-in-law, and five of her six sons at sea. Her surviving son is preparing to sail to another town, and Maurya, fearing for his life, urges him not to go
In the shadow of the glen by J. M Synge ( )
51 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Synge's first play, originally performed in 1903, is a bleak one-act set in an isolated farmhouse in Ireland. A tramp wanders into what seems a tragic scene a wife mourning her dead, and considerably older, husband. But when the wife leaves to find her lover, and the supposedly dead man returns to life, events take an unexpected turn
The tinker's wedding a comedy in two acts by J. M Synge ( )
32 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah Casey, an Irish traveller woman, has for years been going the roads with Michael Byrne, a casual tinsmith; now she would like to get married. She has saved up just enough money to pay the priest to marry them; half a sovereign plus the tin can Michael has made is to be the fee for the ceremony. But the tin can is too much of a temptation for Michael's mother Mary, who sees in it a quick sale that would give her ample money for alcohol, leaving Sarah unable to pay the unsympathetic pastor for the wedding, and the respectability, she so craves
Complete plays by J. M Synge ( Book )
41 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in English and held by 1,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the complete texts of all six plays by Irish author J.M. Synge, written in the early twentieth century, including "The Playboy of the Western World," and "The Tinker's Wedding."
The complete works of John M. Synge by J. M Synge ( Book )
6 editions published between 1935 and 1960 in English and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The playboy of the western world ; and, Riders to the sea by J. M Synge ( Book )
60 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two plays by one of the leading figures in the brilliant revival of Irish drama in the early years of this century. Set book for AEB, 1995
Collected works by J. M Synge ( Book )
37 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plays, poems, and prose by J. M Synge ( Book )
57 editions published between 1941 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems and translations by J. M Synge ( Book )
51 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Letters to Molly; John Millington Synge to Maire O'Neill, 1906-1909 by J. M Synge ( Book )
8 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A centenary tribute to John Millington Synge, 1871-1909: sunshine and the moon's delight by Suheil B Bushrui ( Book )
7 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge ( Recording )
39 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father
Plays by J. M Synge ( Book )
95 editions published between 1904 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skuespil
Riders to the sea ; The shadow of the glen ; The tinker's wedding ; The well of the saints ; The playboy of the western world ; Deirdre of the sorrows by J. M Synge ( Book )
28 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These three one-act plays are unified by a thematic thread--death--and the refusal of the dead to leave the living alone
Theatre business : the correspondence of the first Abbey Theatre directors : William Butler Yeats, Lady Gregory, and J.M. Synge by W. B Yeats ( Book )
10 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Aran Islands by J. M Synge ( Book )
104 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Records the author's visits to the Aran Islands in 1898-1901, when he was gathering the folklore and anecdotes out of which he forged "The Playboy of the Western World" and his other major dramas
The tinker's wedding. Riders to the sea, and the shadow of the glen by J. M Synge ( Book )
39 editions published between 1904 and 1950 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Millington Synge, John.
Millington Synge, John 1871-1909
Sing, Džon Millington 1871-1909
Sing', G'ohn M. 1871-1909
Sinj, Jūn Milinjatūn 1871-1909
Sungk, Tzōn Millingkton 1871-1909
Synge, Edmund John Millington 1871-1909
Synge, J. M.
Synge, J. m. 1871-1909
Synge, J. M. (John Millington)
Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909
Synge, J.M. Mr.
Synge, John M.
Synge, John M. 1871-1909
Synge, John M. (John Millington), 1871-1909
Synge, John Millington
Synge, John Millington 1871-1909
Syngk, Tzōn Millinnkton 1871-1909
מילינגטון, ג'ון סינג'
סינג׳, ג׳והן מ.
סינג׳, ג׳. מ 1871־1909
סינג׳, ג׳. מ. (ג׳ון מילינגטון), 1871־1909
סינג, ג'והן מילינגטון 1871-1909
جون ميلنجتون سينج، 1871-1909
سنج، ج. م 1871-1909
سنج، ج. م. (جون ميلنجتون)، 1871-1909
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シング, ジョン・M
Languages
English (1,335)
German (4)
Italian (3)
Irish (2)
Japanese (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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