In the Shadow of the Glen (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

In the Shadow of the Glen (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Millington Synge

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Overview

Synge's first play, originally performed in 1903, is a bleak one-act set in an isolated farmhouse in Ireland.  A tramp wanders into what seems a tragic scene—a wife mourning her dead, and considerably older, husband.  But when the wife leaves to find her lover, and the supposedly dead man returns to life, events take an unexpected turn.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411458598
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 07/19/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 1,004,861
File size: 104 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

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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