(Synge, John Millington). Johnson, Toni O'Brien
Title SYNGE: THE MEDIEVAL AND THE GROTESQUE
Book Condition Lightly shelfworn, else near fine in green boards with gilt lettering to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration a detail from the ''The Book of Kells.''
Edition First edition.
Publisher Gerrards Cross/Totowa: Colin Smythe/Barnes and Noble Books, 1982.
0861401042 / 9780861401048
Seller ID 30365.00
This study of Synge's plays considers them from a new perspective. Rather then view them as "folk drama," Johnson instead places them within the context of medievalism, and its use of grotesque motifs, and the conflict of the duality of existence.
Theatre History & Criticism. Irish Literature. Literary Criticism.