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25%OFFJ.m. Synge - The Aran Islands (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) (Penguin Modern Classics) - 9780140184327 - 9780140184327
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Description for The Aran Islands (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics) (Penguin Modern Classics) Paperback. 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. Editor(s): Robinson, Tim. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; DNF; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 160.

In 1907 J. M. Synge achieved both notoriety and lasting fame with The Playboy of the Western World. The Aran Islands, published in the same year, records his visits to the islands in 1898-1901, when he was gathering the folklore and anecdotes out of which he forged The Playboy and his other major dramas.

Yet this book is much more than a stage in the evolution of Synge the dramatist. As Tim Robinson explains in his introduction, "If Ireland is intriguing as being an island off the west of Europe, then Aran, as an island off the west ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
208
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780140184327
SKU
9780140184327
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About J.m. Synge
Tim Robinson (External Editor, Introducer) A native of Yorkshire, Tim Robinson studied maths at Cambridge and then worked for many years as a visual artist in Istanbul, Vienna and London, among other places. In 1972 he moved to the Aran Islands and commenced a multi-decade project of mapping and writing about Aran and Connemara. He is the author ... Read more

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