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Twentieth century interpretations of The playboy of the Western World

Thomas R. Whitaker

Twentieth century interpretations of The playboy of the Western World

a collection of critical essays

by Thomas R. Whitaker

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Synge, J. M. -- 1871-1909

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPlayboy of the Western World.
    StatementEdited by Thomas R. Whitaker.
    SeriesTwentieth century interpretations
    ContributionsSynge, J. M. 1871-1909.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii,122p.;
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23763071M

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Twentieth century interpretations of The playboy of the Western World, a collection of critical essays Whitaker, Thomas R. Published by Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Castle, Gregory, ‘ Staging Ethnography: John M. Synge’s Playboy of the Western World and the Problem of Cultural Translation ’, Theater Journal, (), pp.

Dalsimer, Adele M., ‘“The Irish Peasant had all his Heart”: J. Synge in the Country Shop’, Visualising Ireland: National Identity and the Pictorial Tradition. Whitaker (ed.), ‘Introduction: On Playing with The Playboy’, in Twentieth Century Interpretations of The Playboy of the Western World (New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, ) pp.

J.M. Synge, born in Rathfarnham, outside Dublin, Ireland, is the most highly esteemed playwright of the Irish literary renaissance of the early 20th century.

Although he died just short of his 38th birthday and produced a modest number of works, his writings have made an impact on audiences, writers, and Irish was the youngest of five children in an upper-class.

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But in response to this critique, consider something else Yeats had to say: "The outcry against `The Playboy' was an outcry against its style, against its way of seeing" (qtd. in Twentieth Century Interpretations of The Playboy of the Western World, ed. Thomas R. Whitaker [Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, ], p.

In the margin of. dramas. In The Playboy ofthe Western World, he uses his knowledge of the people of the west and their lore not only to attack what he saw as a false image of them in the minds of their countrymen and women, but 11 Patricia Meyer Spacks, "The Making of the Playboy," in Twentieth-Century Interpretations, p.

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The acting styles in Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus and Synge’s Playboy of the Western World communicated more than the stories of the characters, but also revealed the kind of effect that it seeks to impart on its audience. In Faustus, the acting style was conscious of the audience, while in Playboy of the Western World this was not so.

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