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Synge

 (sĭng), John Millington 1871-1909.
Irish playwright whose works, based on rural Irish life, include The Playboy of the Western World (1907).

Synge

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n
(Biography) John Millington. 1871–1909, Irish playwright. His plays, marked by vivid colloquial Irish speech, include Riders to the Sea (1904) and The Playboy of the Western World, produced amidst uproar at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, in 1907

Synge

(sɪŋ)

n.
1. John Millington, 1871–1909, Irish playwright.
2. Richard Laurence Millington, 1914–96, English biochemist: Nobel prize 1952.
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In circa 1954 Synge [2] published a study on the idea of 3-waves propagating in the 4-dimensional Minkowski spacetime.
Diarmaid Lawlor, 32, who played the character Ricky in the RTE series, was last seen on Friday, October 28, at around 6pm on Synge Street, Dublin.
She analyzes the work of those like John Millington Synge, James Joyce, Brian Friel, Conor McPherson, Tom Murphy, Edna O'Brien, Joseph O'Connor, William Trevor, Roddy Doyle, and Colum McCann, along with earlier literature with the same themes.
McDonagh embraces the great Irish tradition of rich storytelling in this masterpiece, seamlessly weaving sentimentality and savagery into an inherent Gaelic charm -- a modern day JM Synge," said producer Padraig Downey, the founder of Danu and director of the theatre group's past three productions.
The volume under review here is the product of another centennial: that of the death of Synge, commemorated at his alma mater, Trinity College, Dublin, in March 2009.
As pointed out by Susan Cannon Harris in her discussion of Synge and gender, the dramatist's treatment of gender and sexuality is "heretical" because it controverts the Catholic and Darwinian view of sexuality as legitimate only when it is hypothetically reproductive.
The book will also be of interest to theatre and literary readers interested in Blau's perspective on plays from Chekov to Synge, Sophocles to Tenessee Williams.
DRUIDMURPHY: In 2005 and 2006, Galway, Ireland's Druid Theatre earned international plaudits for DruidSynge, its ambitious repertory ensemble staging of the complete works of John Millington Synge.
Synge, who had been living in Paris and in the view of Yeats disconnected from his literary roots, took his advice, and his 1907 book "The Aran Islands" recounts his experiences among the Gaelic-speaking fishermen and farmers.
To all scholars of John Millington Synge, 1871-1909, apologies.
Ghost Light is loosely based on the lives of Irish actress Maire O'Neill (Molly Allgood) and her lover, playwright John Millington Synge.
Yeats, as Foster notes, "integrated the inevitable Ascendency triumvirate of WBY, Gregory, and Synge into the iconography of the Irish revolution and the 'people of Ireland"'(AP 596).