Delphi Complete Works of J. M. Synge (Illustrated) (Delphi Classics)

November 1, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of J. M. Synge (Illustrated) (Delphi Classics)

The playwright J. M. Synge was a key figure in the IrishLiterary Revival and was one of the co-founders of the AbbeyTheatre. Today he is best known for his controversial play ‘ThePlayboy of the Western World’, which caused riots in Dublin duringits opening run. Synge's writings are chiefly concerned with theworld of the Roman Catholic peasants of rural Ireland and with whathe saw as the essential paganism of their world view. He was apoetic dramatist of great power, whose modern plays are celebratedfor their sophisticated craftsmanship. For the first time indigital publishing, this eBook presents Synge’s complete works,with numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductionsand the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Synge’s lifeand worksConcise introductions to the playsAll 6 plays, with individual contents tablesImages of how the books were first published, giving youreReader a taste of the original textsExcellent formatting of the textsRare poetry available in no other collectionIncludes Synge’s prose, featuring many essays and reviews–available in no other collectionFeatures two biographies, including Yeats’ seminal work ‘Syngeand the Ireland of His Time’ – discover Synge’s literary lifeScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genresPlease visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our rangeof exciting titlesCONTENTS:The PlaysIn the Shadow of the GlenRiders to the SeaThe Well of the SaintsThe Playboy of the Western WorldThe Tinker’s WeddingDeirdre of the SorrowsThe Poetry CollectionsCollected PoemsThe ProseThe Aran IslandsIn Wicklow and West KerryMiscellaneous Essays and ReviewsThe BiographiesSynge and the Ireland of His Time by W. B. YeatsBrief Biography of John Millington Synge by William KirkpatrickMagee