In Wicklow, West Kerry and Connemara (1919)

Author: John M. Synge

Book ID: 66498

Price: 125.00

In Wicklow, West Kerry and Connemara. Dublin: Maunsel, 1919. Reprint. Pp 245. Good in cloth, with original dust jacket.

A collection of fourteen essays written by Synge during his travels through Wicklow and West Kerry and Connemara, first published in book form 1911. 

First published in the “Manchester Guardian” and in a quarterly Irish literary magazine, “The Shanachie” the essays are a valuable document on the inhabitants and their social conditions at the turn of the century.

It also contains the raw material, fragments of folklore, patterns of speech and proverbs- for some of his plays.


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