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John Millington Synge

(1871—1909) playwright

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Synge, [Edmund] J[ohn] M[illington]

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The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

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(1871–1909), ...

playwright. Born in Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin, to a family of ecclesiastics and landowners. In childhood Synge

Synge, (Edmund) John Millington

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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(1871–1909), ...

Irish dramatist, with Yeats a leading figure in the Irish dramatic movement. Although he died prematurely, his

Synge, John Millington

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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On 26 January 1907, Irish drama was brought suddenly, rudely into the twentieth century with the first performance at ...

Synge, John Millington

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World Encyclopedia

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who was important in the renaissance of Irish literature. Synge was one of the organizers of the Abbey Theatre ...

Synge, [Edmund] J[ohn] M[illington]

Synge, [Edmund] J[ohn] M[illington] (16 April 1871)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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(b. Rathfarnham, nr Dublin, 16 April 1871; d. Dublin, 24 March 1909) ...

Playwright and poet.

Synge, John Millington

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1871–1909), ... Irish play-wright, born in a Dublin suburb, the son of a barrister. After graduating in languages, including Celtic, from Trinity College, Dublin, he travelled ... More
Synge, John Millington

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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Irish writer. An 1898 visit to the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ireland provided him with a subject and style. Having met ...

Synge, John Millington

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Nicholas Grene

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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(1871–1909) ... Irish playwright, poet, essayist. Born near Dublin, from a middle-class Anglo-Irish Protestant family, he was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and spent ... More
Synge, J(ohn) M(illington)

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Irish playwright. ...

Born near Dublin, Synge was educated privately before going to Trinity College, Dublin, in 1888. On leaving university (...

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