John Millington Synge

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Biographical note

Synge, John Millington (1871–1909). — Miscellaneous writer, born near Dublin, ed. privately and at Trinity College, Dublin. He wrote Riders to the Sea, In the Shadow of the Glen (1905), The Well of the Saints (1905), The Play Boy of the Western World (1907), and The Aran Islands (1907).

[From A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John W. Cousin, 1910]

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