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Shadows: A Trinity of Plays by J.M. Synge & W.B. Yeats: "Riders to the Sea", "In the Shadow of the Glen" and "Purgatory"

Shadows: A Trinity of Plays by J.M. Synge & W.B. Yeats: "Riders to the Sea", "In the Shadow of the Glen" and "Purgatory"

William Butler Yeats, John Millington Synge

ISBN: 9781840020274

Three compelling short plays that reveal our fascination with death. Includes: Riders to the Sea and The Shadow of the Glen by J. M. Synge and Purgatory by W. B. Yeats.

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A collection of three classic Irish one-act plays, as produced on the RSC's highly successful 1998 tour. Richly passionate, poetic and violent, the plays reveal our fascination with death and transendance. Features the plays Riders to the Sea, The Shadow of the Glen and Purgatory, with an introduction by Declan Kiberd.
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William Butler  Yeats

William Butler Yeats

Born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1865, William Butler Yeats was the son of a well-known Irish painter, John Butler Yeats. He spent his childhood in County Sligo, where his parents were raised, and in London. He returned to Dublin at the age of fifteen to continue his education and study painting, but quickly discovered he preferred poetry. Born into the Anglo-Irish landowning class, Yeats became ... view full profile

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