The Playboy of the Western World and Other Plays: 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

The Playboy of the Western World and Other Plays: 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

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Overview

Synge was one of the key dramatists in the flourishing world of Irish literature at the turn of the century. This volume offers all Synge's completed plays, which range from racy comedy to stark tragedy, all sharing a memorable lyricism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198121558
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 06/28/1995
Series: Oxford Drama Library Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi(1)
Introduction vii(14)
Note on the Texts xxi(1)
Select Bibliography xxii(3)
A Chronology of J.M. Synge xxv
RIDERS TO THE SEA
1(12)
THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN
13(14)
THE TINKER'S WEDDING
27(24)
THE WELL OF THE SAINTS
51(44)
THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD
95(52)
DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS
147(41)
Explanatory Notes 188(24)
Glossary 212

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