John M. Synge

The Playboy of the Western World

originally published:
Dublin : Maunsel and Co.

We offered this copy of the first American edition in 2002.


  • Connolly 100(1907)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 4/16/1871
died: 3/24/1909
born as: John Millington Synge

Poetic dramatist of great power who was a leading figure in the Irish Literary Renaissance. He portrayed the primitive life of the Aran Islands and the western Irish seaboard with sophisticated craftsmanship. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature