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The Cambridge companion to J.M. Synge /

Summary: John Millington Synge was a leading literary figure of the Irish Revival who played a significant role in the founding of Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1904. This companion offers an introduction to the whole range of Synge's work from well-known plays like Riders to the Sea, The Well...

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Corporate Author: Cambridge collections online.
Other Authors: Mathews, P. J. 1969-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series:Cambridge companions to literature.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. The Synge texts. Re-thinking Synge / P.J. Mathews
  • The Shadow of the glen and Riders to the sea / Oona Frawley
  • The playboy of the western world / Shaun Richards
  • The well of the saints and The tinker's wedding / Mary Burke
  • The Aran Islands and the travel essays / Elaine Sisson
  • Deirdre of the sorrows / Declan Kiberd
  • pt. 2. Theorising Synge. J.M. Synge: European encounters / Ben Levitas
  • Synge and the Irish language / Alan Titley
  • Synge and gender / Susan Cannon Harris
  • Postcolonial Synge / C.L. Innes
  • Synge and Irish modernism / Greogry Dobbins
  • pt. 3. Synge on stage. Synge in performance / Nicholas Grene
  • J.M. Synge in America / Brenda Murphy
  • Synge and contemporary Irish drama / Anthony Roche
  • Select bibliography.