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BusterBig10Inch: More Vaughan Williams first recordings, from an original HMV pressing - Magnificat and a setting of J.M. Synge's Riders to the Sea. With Helen Watts and other great singers of the time. Meredith Davies conducts. From 1970.

johnstonglenn: "Joyce staked his claim on Dublin, always 'the first city in the world,' and it was left to Yeats, J. M. Synge and Beckett...to give us the landscape of the country in all its beauty, savagery, ghostliness and loneliness." - Edna O'Brien, OTD in 2015

usasharenews: Review: Two plays by J.M. Synge light up the Irish Rep

usasharenews: Review: Two plays by J.M. Synge light up the Irish Rep

IrishLitTimes: Review: Two plays by J.M. Synge light up the Irish Rep

kafkainkashmir: “There isn’t anything more the sea can do to [her].” -J.M Synge, Riders to the sea

cjgrool: “The Curse” by J. M. Synge, for Friday 13th. Yeats was allegedly involved in the poem’s publication. (‘The Playboy of the Western World’ is Synge’s 1907 play.)

Tiarnans_Tweets: The Playboy of the Western World—J.M Synge, honestly not my favourite, the characters felt very cartoonish and unrealistic, the plot was a bit of a yawn as well

_adeoluu_: Soyinka has published about 20 works: drama, novels and poetry. He writes in English and his literary language is marked by great scope and richness of words. As dramatist, Soyinka has been influenced by, among others, the Irish writer, J.M. Synge,

IrishRep: Congratulations to the cast and crew of TWO BY SYNGE on a wonderful opening night! We are so proud to be presenting two of J.M. Synge’s early masterpieces IN THE SHADOW OF THE GLEN and THE TINKER’S WEDDING running now through May 22. Book now at

OUPAcademic: In this month's 'Taste of OSEO', enjoy some of the dramatic work of one of Ireland's most celebrated writers, in "Act 1 of Deirdre of the Sorrows by J. M. Synge" from the Oxford Drama Library.

ctraviswilliams: This point has woken me up from my previous mindset about this. What would’ve happened to Brecht or J.M. Synge in a world where this precedent is acceptable. They would have been literally crucified. Michael Smith stoned to death for reciting poetry is where this leads.

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

FeminismInIndia: Nationalism And Motherhood As Symbols In J.M. Synge’s Evocative Play ‘Riders To The Sea’

gokhanyavuzd: The original is unfaithful to the translation. -Borges A translation is no translation unless it will give you the music of a poem along with the words of it. -J.M. Synge Poetry is the original language of the gods. -Montaigne Poetry is idealized grammar. -Oscar Wilde

Playhouse_Apps: In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple. J. M. Synge

OFidhne: “… ...drawn to the cities where you'd hear a voice kissing and talking deep love in every shadow of the ditch, and you passing on with an empty, hungry stomach failing from your heart.” ~ J.M. Synge

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

OFidhne: “… and there'll be a fine warmth now in the sun, and a sweetness in the air, the way it'll be a grand thing to be sitting here quiet and easy smelling the things growing up, and budding from the earth.” ~ J.M. Synge

PatrickHawe: Opened on this day, 26 January, 1907 for seven performances. The Curse / J. M. Synge. - To the sister of an enemy of the author's who disapproved of The Playboy of the Western World - Lord, confound this surly sister, Blight her brow with blotch and blister,

PatrickHawe: Cramp her larynx, lung, and liver, In her guts a galling give her. Let her live to earn her dinners In Mountjoy with seedy sinners: Lord, this judgment quickly bring, And I'm your servant, J. M. Synge.

AbbeyTheatre: Our next exclusive Digital Membership event on Wednesday will look at the protests and riots that broke out in the opening week of J. M. Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World in 1907. Pictured is Máire O'Neill (Molly Allgood) in the opening scene of the first production.

Wynn_Wheldon: Books read in 2022, number 4: In West Kerry by J M Synge. Actually just part of a book. I intend to read In Galway later in the year. So fresh and direct, so that you're there, almost.

PatrickHawe: 'Coifed with crown, or gaudy bonnet'

mnemoszune: top 10 könyv in no particular order 1. Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest 2. Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray (uncensored) 3. J. M. Synge - The Playboy of the Western World 4. Fitzgerald - The Great Gatsby 5. Szerb Antal - Utas és holdvilág

Kebabakar: I am interested in reading everything related to Ireland. Damn you, J.M Synge!

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

billioris: Pegeen: If you weren’t destroyed travelling, you’d have as much talk and streeleen, as Owen Roe O’Sullivan or the poets of the Dingle Bay, and I’ve heard it’s the poets are your like, fine fiery fellows with great rages when their temper’s roused. J.M. Synge- Playboy of the WW

BellitumRedux: Maud Gonne’s birthday today. She’d have a great time virtue signalling on social media if she were around today. There would be great plámás from the followers. J.M. Synge thought her a liar & Michael Davitt was suspicious of her.

schmeterpitz: (3) On January 16th, when the company performed its most famous offering, "The Playboy of the Western World" by the late J.M. Synge. The play was regarded by many Irish patriots as an insult to Irish national character, & to the moral purity of Irish peasant women in particular.

ChefLilah: - 1911 Monday: The stage comedy, “The Playboy of the Western World” by J.M. Synge received a hostile reception in New York because of its supposed portrayal of Irish characters.  Elsewhere, theatrical producer David Merrick was born in St. Louis.

moiramcpartlin: 4 of 5 stars to Shadows by J.M. Synge

AbbeyTheatre: Happy (would be) 149th birthday ‘Willie’ W.G. Fay ✨ One of the leading actors of the Abbey Theatre, Willie was also a stage manager and theatre producer. Willie created the role of ‘Christy’ Christopher Mahon in J.M. Synge’s ‘The Playboy of the Western World’.

peterjukes: Preparing for the birthday of my dear friend Jo Scanlan. Here we are, in 1983, in a production of J M Synge’s Shadow of the Glen. Looks like I’ve done something wrong again

SbrtSean: I Love Working at Georgetown! I Just Met Professor Cóilín Parsons, the Director of Global Irish Studies. I Learned More About Irish Literature in One Hour than I Had Learned in the Previous 50 years. Can't Wait to Read J.M Synge's "The Playboy of the Western World (1907)"

Playhouse_Apps: In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple. J. M. Synge

carlsmythe: W.B.Yeats, J.M.Synge

AfterLetters: The weekend My Wallet of Photographs by J.M. Synge

WillSch71095296: The weekend My Wallet of Photographs by J.M. Synge

AsaYounts: Molly Allgood 1907 The Playboy of the Western World - Abbey Theatre -

AfterLetters: I am haunted by numberless islands, and many a Danaan shore, Where Time would surely forget us, and Sorrow come near us no more Yeats The White Birds My Wallet of Photographs J. M. Synge

theronas_tweet: *The Playboy of the Western Word by J. M. Synge.

IrishLitTimes: Illustrated letter from Jack. B. Yeats to J.M. Synge (TCD MS 6225) - gives detailed suggestions for costumes for Playboy of the Western World,

BookLockdown: THE ENIGMA OF ARRIVAL; V.S. Naipaul (1987) THE LISLE LETTERS: An Abridgment; Muriel St. Clare Byrne & Hugh Trevor-Roper eds (1983) THE PLAYS AND POEMS OF J.M. SYNGE; T.R. Henn, ed (1968) 4/5

burnslibrary: The Boston College collection of Abbey Theater has received a new addition of programs! The new ~20 programs document Theatre's inception in 1904 through 1908, including many dramas written by Abbey co-directors W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, and J.M. Synge.

tastelifetwice: 4 of 5 stars to Riders to the Sea by J.M. Synge

IrishLitTimes: Brian Friel on J M Synge: "He’s the man who made Irish theatre and he’s a man before whom we all genuflect.”

djmgaffneyw4: I adore J M Synge, for the avoidance of doubt.

dean_frey: Sean O’Casey, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, J.M. Synge, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Lady Gregory and Samuel Beckett

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

abc2007xyz: j. m. synge n. Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (1871-1909)

Playhouse_Apps: In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple. J. M. Synge

MooreInst: Join us now, live on Facebook, for the webinar "J. M. Synge and Performance Traditions"

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

LavanPshtiwan: J.M Synge, In his play “Playboy of the Western World”, showed how people accept absurd things or happenings in their life.

TheHughLane: 'Lissadell House' ~ Terence P Flanagan (1971). This work portrays the Regency home of the Gore-Booths, near the sea at Co. Sligo. The house had strong links with the Irish literary revival through such figures as Countess Markievicz, W. B. Yeats, Lady Gregory and J. M. Synge.

FalseWiki: Question-focused dataset is a one-act play written by the Irish playwright J. M. Synge and first performed at the Molesworth Hall, Dublin, on October 8, 1903.

FrankMcLynn: Just attended a wonderful online Irish Embassy in Germany “Cultúr Salon Series” with a Colloquium on J.M. Synge. Excellent speakers and excellent presentations. Thoroughly enjoyable.

FrankMcLynn: Just attended a wonderful online Irish Embassy in Germany “Cultúr Salon Series” with a Colloquium on J.M. Synge. Excellent speakers and excellent presentations. Thoroughly enjoyable.

IrishFolkClub: Just attended a wonderful online Irish Embassy in Germany “Cultúr Salon Series” with a Colloquium on J.M. Synge. Excellent speakers and excellent presentations. Thoroughly enjoyable.

IrischerE: Just attended a wonderful online Irish Embassy in Germany “Cultúr Salon Series” with a Colloquium on J.M. Synge. Excellent speakers and excellent presentations. Thoroughly enjoyable.

PatrickHawe: 'And, No, you said, for if you saw a crew Of living idiots pressing round that new Oak coffin - they alive, I dead beneath That board - you'd rave and rend them with your teeth.' A Question / J. M. Synge. A Portrait / Louis Le Brocquy.

PatrickHawe: Basement of 38, Merrion Square. Direction and design by Patrick Funge and Liam Miller. Includes a brief biography of J.M. Synge, Synge's Preface [from The Playboy of the Western World, 1907] and two poems (Danny -- On an Anniversary). Description: [8 p.] : ill. ; 21 cm.

ArringtonLauren: It was a pleasure to supervise the PhD work that was the beginning of this book. Scholars of Synge, scholars of Modernism, scholars of Ireland, get a copy here:

PatrickHawe: To the Oaks of Glencree. J. M. Synge. Glencree / Paul Henry.

PatrickHawe: In Glencullen / J. M. Synge. Thrush, linnet, stare and wren, Brown lark beside the sun, Take thought of kestril, sparrow-hawk, Birdlime and roving gun. You great-great-grandchildren Of birds I've listened to, I think I robbed your ancestors When I was young as you.

PatrickHawe: J. M. Synge centenary issue, 1971. Ireland of the Welcomes.

PatrickHawe: Prelude / J. M. Synge. Still south I went and west and south again, Through Wicklow from the morning till the night, And far from cities, and the sights of men, Lived with the sunshine, and the moon's delight.

irlembberlin: Our inaugural Cultúr Salon features the highly esteemed Declan Kiberd and Dr. Catherine Wilsdon sharing rare insights into J.M. Synge and his time in Germany. Register for free to attend this engaging talk

Badhuistheater: New production by Badhuis International based on the play “The Playboy of The Western World” by J.M. Synge. At Badhuistheater in Amsterdam.

textualities21: Jack is chatting through how theatrical form can inform the content and spatial contexts of dramatic works. Featuring J.M Synge's Riders To The Sea.

legacy_irish: ‘A Man of the Glens’ by Jack Butler Yeats, in J.M. Synge’s ‘In Wicklow, West Kerry and Connemara’. “If I had two glasses of whiskey I’d dance a hornpipe that would dazzle your eyes; but the way I am at this minute you could knock me down with a rush.”

IrishLitTimes: J.M. Synge - Trinity Writers : Trinity College Dublin

irlembberlin: Irish playwright, poet, folklorist & writer J M Synge died on this date in 1909 He lived for a time in Koblenz and Würzburg We will soon celebrate his connection to Germany, so follow our social media for more details Read more about Synge's life here

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

PatrickHawe: 'The Mad Mulrannies' / Harry Clarke. 1917. Illustration to J. M. Synge’s 'The Playboy of the Western World'. Pen and ink on Bristol board. Reproduced in Crampton Walker’s 'Irish Life and Landscape' (1927) with facsimile of Harry's autograph.

PatrickHawe: Queens. ~ from 'Poems and Translations' by J.M. Synge.  First printed and published by Elizabeth C. Yeats, at The Cuala Press, Churchtown, Dundrum, in the County of Dublin, Ireland, and finished on the eighth day of April of the same year. [1909]

naimabdurrafi: 1969 World's Classics edition in *Unused* condition. J M Synge Four Plays and The Aran Islands 10.00

naimabdurrafi: 1969 World's Classics edition in *Unused* condition. J M Synge Four Plays and The Aran Islands 10.00

naimabdurrafi: 1969 World's Classics edition in *Unused* condition. J M Synge Four Plays and The Aran Islands 10.00

naimabdurrafi: 1969 World's Classics edition in *Unused* condition. J M Synge Four Plays and The Aran Islands 10.00

Amy2928: 3 of 5 stars to The Aran Islands by J.M. Synge

leglesstweets: J.M. Synge's The Playboy of the Western World. Had to be excused from class after bursting in to laughter, hearing the dialogue being read aloud .

billioris: PEGEEN: If you weren’t destroyed travellin, you’d have as much talk and streeleen, I’m thinkin, as Owen Roe O’Sullivan or the poets of the Dingle Bay, and I’ve heard all times it’s the poets are your like, fine fiery fellows with great rages when their temper’s roused J.M. Synge

Bellitum: I have a soft spot for J.M.Synge. Not least because he saw through Maud Gonne.

PaddyStrain: Nature’s Child by J. M. Synge

RobertBohan: In 1917 he completed a series of windows based on J M Synge’s poem Queen & in 1919 produced an Our Lady & Child for the Church of Assumption, Bride St, Wexford.

thepainterflynn: Today in 1873 Patrick Malley is killed by his son William Malley at Calla, a remote district of Errismore Co. Galway. J.M. Synge based his story The Playboy Of The Western World on the tragedy

PatrickHawe: 'Let her live to earn her dinners In Mountjoy with seedy sinners: Lord, this judgment quickly bring, And I'm your servant, J. M. Synge.'

PatrickHawe: Opened on this day, 26 January, 1907 for seven performances. The Curse / J. M. Synge. - To the sister of an enemy of the author's who disapproved of The Playboy of the Western World -

PatrickHawe: 'Well the heart’s a wonder; and I’m thinking there won’t be our like again in Mayo, for gallant lovers, from this hour today' Harry Clarke illuminates J. M. Synge's The Playboy of the Western World for his 'Geneva' commission [1928 - 30]

WCHCDGuides: 26th January 1907, A riot broke out in the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, on the first night of J.M. Synge’s Playboy of the Western World, when the audience took offence at the ‘foul language’. The riots continued for a week, but the show went on, heavily guarded by police.

riodhna1: My dissertation topic reads like a leaving cert history question: what was the impact of the works of J.M Synge on the IRB

Playhouse_Apps: In a good play every speech should be as fully flavored as a nut or apple. J. M. Synge

jayzaff: 22. 22 January 2021 J.M. Synge, The Complete Works (drama, travel writing, poetry)

runninamok: I’m a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen. John Millington Synge — Draft of a preface in “Notebook 16”; Quoted in The Collected Works of J.M. Synge, vol. 1, Introduction

undulatingth: Today’s post - even better. A slightly less battered 1961 hardback edition of J.M. Synge’s “The Aran Islands”.

14111_takashi: Last month I found a interesting video

SOFEIR2: Recently published by a SOFEIR member: Hélène Lecossois, Performance, Modernity and the Plays of J. M. Synge, Cambridge University Press, 2020.



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