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Well of the Saints

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ISBN-10: 1406832774

ISBN-13: 9781406832778

Edition: Large Type 

Authors: John M. Synge

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This large print title is set in Tiresias 16pt font as recommended by the RNIB.
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List price: $12.90
Publisher: Echo Library
Binding: Paperback
Language: English

After graduating from Trinity College, Dublin, Synge left for Europe to write poetry. If W. B. Yeats had not discovered him in Paris and persuaded him to return to Ireland and absorb its native traditions, the Irish renaissance might have lost its best playwright. As it was, Synge's poetry of Celtic romanticism was rather more tempered with a European realism than Yeats and his renaissance had anticipated. Yeats sent Synge to the West of Ireland to get to know the peasants there. The result was, in addition to the journal The Aran Islands (1907), two short plays for the Abbey: The Shadow of the Glen (1903), in which a comic resurrection interrupts a widow's marriage bargaining, and Riders…