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J.M. Synge's Plays, Poems & Prose
by J.M. Synge
This antiquarian book contains the complete written works of J. M. Synge. Edmund John Millington Synge (1871 - 1909) was an Irish poet, writer of prose, travel writer, and playwright. He was an important figure in the Irish Literary Revival, and co-founded the Abbey Theatre. Millington is most famous for his play, 'The Playboy of the Western World.' This fantastic collecti ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published January 24th 2007 by Pomona Press
(first published 1941)
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Edmund John Millington Synge (pronounced /sɪŋ/) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, and collector of folklore. He was one of the cofounders of the Abbey Theatre. He is best known for the play The Playboy of the Western World, which caused riots during its opening run at the Abbey theatre. Synge wrote many well known plays, including "Riders to the Sea", which is often considered to be his ...moreMore about J.M. Synge...