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

Overview
Works: 1,112 works in 3,677 publications in 23 languages and 72,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Pictorial works  Poetry  Fiction  Humor 
Roles: Author, Translator, Librettist, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Honoree, Composer
Classifications: PR5532, 822.912
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Most widely held works by J. M Synge
The playboy of the western world a comedy in three acts by J. M Synge( Book )
372 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,386 libraries worldwide
In a wayside pub near a village in County Mayo in western Ireland, Christopher Mahon becomes a local hero when he announces to the patrons that he's killed his father. This play premiered in 1907 and it immediately provoked controversy, eventually resulting in the infamous "Playboy Riots."
Riders to the sea by J. M Synge( Book )
139 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 4,346 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 well of the saints a comedy in three acts by J. M Synge( file )
108 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 2,785 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( file )
117 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,570 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
In the shadow of the glen by J. M Synge( file )
63 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 2,128 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( file )
50 editions published between 1904 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,833 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
The complete works of John M. Synge by J. M Synge( Book )
6 editions published between 1935 and 1960 in English and held by 1,403 libraries worldwide
The playboy of the western world ; and, Riders to the sea by J. M Synge( Book )
61 editions published between 1905 and 2012 in English and held by 1,226 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 )
33 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 829 libraries worldwide
Plays, poems, and prose by J. M Synge( Book )
84 editions published between 1941 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 809 libraries worldwide
Poems and translations by J. M Synge( Book )
51 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 743 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 646 libraries worldwide
A centenary tribute to John Millington Synge, 1871-1909: sunshine and the moon's delight by Suheil B Bushrui( Book )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
The playboy of the western world by J. M Synge( Sound Recording )
40 editions published between 1955 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 619 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 )
98 editions published between 1904 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 615 libraries worldwide
Skuespil
The Aran Islands by J. M Synge( Book )
156 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 599 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
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 548 libraries worldwide
The complete plays by J. M Synge( Book )
26 editions published between 1952 and 2013 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
This volume includes the complete texts of all the plays by J.M. Synge. Produced at the Abbey Theater which Synge founded. Represents one of the major dramatic achievements of the 20th century. From the Paperback edition
The tinker's wedding. Riders to the sea, and the shadow of the glen by J. M Synge( Book )
37 editions published between 1904 and 1950 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
My wallet of photographs: the collected photographs of J.M. Synge by J. M Synge( Book )
6 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 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
シング
シング, ジョン・M
Languages
English (1,441)
French (90)
German (54)
Japanese (24)
Spanish (11)
Italian (9)
Czech (7)
Turkish (7)
Dutch (6)
Irish (6)
Breton (5)
Catalan (3)
Arabic (2)
Galician (2)
Chinese (2)
Slovenian (2)
Polish (1)
Swedish (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
Asturian (1)
Danish (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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