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The Aran Islands By J. M. (John Millington) Synge
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edmund John Millington Synge (/sɪŋ/; 16 April 1871... More > – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore. He was a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and was one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre. He is best known for his play The Playboy of the Western World, which caused riots in Dublin during its opening run at the Abbey Theatre.Although he came from a privileged Anglo-Irish background, Synge's writings are mainly concerned with the world of the Roman Catholic peasants of rural Ireland and with what he saw as the essential paganism of their world view. Synge developed Hodgkin's disease, a metastatic cancer that was then untreatable. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Millington_Synge< Less
In Wicklow and West Kerry By J. M. (John Millington) Synge
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edmund John Millington Synge (/sɪŋ/; 16 April 1871... More > – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore. He was a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and was one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre. He is best known for his play The Playboy of the Western World, which caused riots in Dublin during its opening run at the Abbey Theatre.Although he came from a privileged Anglo-Irish background, Synge's writings are mainly concerned with the world of the Roman Catholic peasants of rural Ireland and with what he saw as the essential paganism of their world view. Synge developed Hodgkin's disease, a metastatic cancer that was then untreatable. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Millington_Synge< Less
The Playboy of the Western World: A Comedy in Three Acts By J. M. (John Millington) Synge
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edmund John Millington Synge (/sɪŋ/; 16 April 1871... More > – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore. He was a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and was one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre. He is best known for his play The Playboy of the Western World, which caused riots in Dublin during its opening run at the Abbey Theatre.Although he came from a privileged Anglo-Irish background, Synge's writings are mainly concerned with the world of the Roman Catholic peasants of rural Ireland and with what he saw as the essential paganism of their world view. Synge developed Hodgkin's disease, a metastatic cancer that was then untreatable. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Millington_Synge< Less
Deirdre of the Sorrows By J. M. (John Millington) Synge
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Deirdre of the Sorrows is a three-act play written by Irish playwright John Millington Synge, first performed at the Abbey Theatre by the Irish National Theatre Society in 1910. The play is based on... More > Irish Mythology, in particular the myths concerning Deirdre and Conchobar. The work was unfinished at the author's death in 1909, but was completed by William Butler Yeats and Synge's fiancee, Molly Allgood.Act I: Lavarcham's house on Slieve Fuadh. Conchubor, the aging High King of Ulster, has charged Lavarcham to raise the child Deirdre to be his queen when she comes of age. Lavarcham finds that the now-beautiful Deirdre is a willful young woman, without interest in marrying an old man. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deirdre_of_the_Sorrows Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Royalty-Free One-Act Plays By Anton Chekhov et al.
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This exciting anthology of one-act plays includes classics such as Anton Chekhov's "The Boor" and John Millington Synge's "Riders to the Sea" as well as lesser-known gems such as... More > Alice Gerstenberg's "Fourteen" and Percival Wilde's "The Sequel." Other plays in the collection include August Strindberg's "The Stronger," Moliere's "The Pretentious Young Ladies," Neith Boyce's "Enemies," Horace Holley's "The Genius," Susan Glaspell's "Trifles," and Ferenc Molnar's "A Matter of Husbands." Best of all, every play in this anthology is in the public domain and may, therefore, be performed without paying royalties, making this a great resource for theatres or schools with limited budgets.< Less
Royalty-Free One-Act Plays By Anton Chekhov et al.
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This exciting anthology of one-act plays includes classics such as Anton Chekhov's "The Boor" and John Millington Synge's "Riders to the Sea" as well as lesser-known gems such as... More > Alice Gerstenberg's "Fourteen" and Percival Wilde's "The Sequel." Other plays in the collection include August Strindberg's "The Stronger," Moliere's "The Pretentious Young Ladies," Neith Boyce's "Enemies," Horace Holley's "The Genius," Susan Glaspell's "Trifles," and Ferenc Molnar's "A Matter of Husbands." Best of all, every play in this anthology is in the public domain and may, therefore, be performed without paying royalties, making this a great resource for theatres or schools with limited budgets.< Less
The Aran Islands: The History and Traditions of the Arans, and the Geography of Ireland’s Galway Bay By John M. Synge
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Famous poet and novelist John M. Synge recounts his travels to the Aran Islands in 1906 - a group of small yet culturally significant isles off the west coast of Ireland. Notable for their history,... More > which stretches back thousands of years, it was with this in mind that Synge conducted his travels of the islands. He attempts to catalog the unique culture of the isolated islands, noting how the peoples adapted to the rugged and adverse climate. Although Synge - a cultured, literate Irishman - thought the people simple, he had the greatest respect for their adept use of boats. Already the winds of change beckon the younger members of the Aran community; Michael, realizing that there is no future on the bleak and grey isles, departs to seek his fortune elsewhere. Synge couples these accounts with observations of the primitive culture; there were no wheeled vehicles on the Aran Isles at the time, and many of the residents only spoke traditional Irish, rather than the dominant English.< Less
The Aran Islands: The History and Traditions of the Arans, and the Geography of Ireland’s Galway Bay (Hardcover) By John M. Synge
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Famous poet and novelist John M. Synge recounts his travels to the Aran Islands in 1906 - a group of small yet culturally significant isles off the west coast of Ireland. Notable for their history,... More > which stretches back thousands of years, it was with this in mind that Synge conducted his travels of the islands. He attempts to catalog the unique culture of the isolated islands, noting how the peoples adapted to the rugged and adverse climate. Although Synge - a cultured, literate Irishman - thought the people simple, he had the greatest respect for their adept use of boats. Already the winds of change beckon the younger members of the Aran community; Michael, realizing that there is no future on the bleak and grey isles, departs to seek his fortune elsewhere. Synge couples these accounts with observations of the primitive culture; there were no wheeled vehicles on the Aran Isles at the time, and many of the residents only spoke traditional Irish, rather than the dominant English.< Less
The Theatrical Vocal Music of Nancy Van de Vate: Volume I 1958-2000 By Michelle Vought
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A specialist in contemporary music, soprano Michelle Vought has made nine recordings for Vienna Modern Masters. In 2005 at Illinois State University, where she is Professor of Voice, she produced and... More > performed in the world premiere of Van de Vate’s one-act opera, Where the Cross Is Made, based on the play by Eugene O’Neill. The recording of this performance was released in 2006 on VMM 4006. In 2011 in Olomouc, Czech Republic, Vought sang the role of Ophelia with the Moravian Philharmonic in the world premiere recording of Nancy Van de Vate’s opera, Hamlet, released in 2012 on VMM 4008. She performed in Vienna and again in the Czech Republic in 2014, where she was featured as guest artist and lecturer, together with Van de Vate, at Masaryk University in Brno. During their 22-year collaboration, the two musicians have travelled and presented concerts together in many countries.< Less
The Theatrical Vocal Music of Nancy Van de Vate: Volume I 1958-2000 By Michelle Vought
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A specialist in contemporary music, soprano Michelle Vought has made nine recordings for Vienna Modern Masters. In 2005 at Illinois State University, where she is Professor of Voice, she produced and... More > performed in the world premiere of Van de Vate’s one-act opera, Where the Cross Is Made, based on the play by Eugene O’Neill. The recording of this performance was released in 2006 on VMM 4006. In 2011 in Olomouc, Czech Republic, Vought sang the role of Ophelia with the Moravian Philharmonic in the world premiere recording of Nancy Van de Vate’s opera, Hamlet, released in 2012 on VMM 4008. She performed in Vienna and again in the Czech Republic in 2014, where she was featured as guest artist and lecturer, together with Van de Vate, at Masaryk University in Brno. During their 22-year collaboration, the two musicians have travelled and presented concerts together in many countries.< Less

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