The Aran Islands (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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Located off the west coast of Ireland, the Aran Islands were considered the country’s pure, uncorrupted heart, the repository of its ancient language, culture, and spiritual values. John Millington Synge visited the Aran Islands during the years 1898 to 1901, gathering folklore and anecdotes that he would later use in his plays. His evocative travelogue is a peek at a disappearing way of life, capturing the ancient ways of the island, its breathtaking loveliness, and the charms of the residents and their ...

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The Aran Islands (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


Located off the west coast of Ireland, the Aran Islands were considered the country’s pure, uncorrupted heart, the repository of its ancient language, culture, and spiritual values. John Millington Synge visited the Aran Islands during the years 1898 to 1901, gathering folklore and anecdotes that he would later use in his plays. His evocative travelogue is a peek at a disappearing way of life, capturing the ancient ways of the island, its breathtaking loveliness, and the charms of the residents and their customs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411452091
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 5/10/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 132
  • Sales rank: 1,120,980
  • File size: 195 KB

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John Millington Synge (1871–1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, and prose writer. As a young man, he set out to explore Germany, Italy, and France. W. B. Yeats discovered Synge in Paris and persuaded him to return to Ireland to write. He is the author of the plays Riders to the Sea and In the Shadow of the Glen, among many other works.

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