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Synge, the medieval and the grotesque

by Toni O"Brien Johnson

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Published by C. Smythe, Barnes and Noble Books in Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire, Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Synge, J. M. 1871-1909 -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Synge, J. M. 1871-1909 -- Knowledge and learning,
    • Medievalism -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century,
    • Civilization, Medieval, in literature,
    • Middle Ages in literature,
    • Grotesque in literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementToni O"Brien Johnson.
      SeriesIrish literary studies ;, 11
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR5534 .J63 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3489065M
      ISBN 100389203076
      LC Control Number82008762

      Introduction. In Western Europe in the Middle Ages, tales of monstrous men circulated in manuscripts such as the Wonders of the East, a book written in two versions, Latin and Anglo-Saxon, between ca. and [1] The Wondersdetailed the outer reaches of the earth and its strange inhabitants such as the Blemmyae, a race of peoples with eyes on their chests. In The Mad Mulrannies (an illustration to J.M. Synge’s Playboy of the Western World) given to Thomas Bodkin in , Clarke includes a portrait of his friend Séan Keating, whose easily distinguishable features adorn characters in many illustrations and at least one or two stained glass windows. The faces and figures of the Mulrannies seem to 5/5.

        As the book reaches its closing chapters, Synge's work is compared with Samuel Beckett's and Friel's. Synge and Beckett's work are considered to share a `medieval stage' that deconstructed the `bourgeoisification' of realism and The Playboy of the Western World is juxtaposed with Friel's Philadelphia, Here I Come! as Roche queries the `mother. x cm Irish Literary Studies series 4 Professor Thornton’s book calls into question the ideas generally held by critics of Synge that the religious milieu he was reared in had slight influence upon him, that his relationships with his family were of virtually no importance to him, and that he cared little for matters concerning ‘belief’ generally. Print Culture and the Medieval Authoris a book about books. Examining hundreds of early printed books and their late medieval analogues, Alexandra Gillespie writes a bibliographical history of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer and his follower John Lydgate in the century after the arrival of printing in England.

      Everyday Life in Medieval England captures the day-to-day experience of people in the middle ages - the houses and settlements in which they lived, the food they ate, their getting and spending - and their social relationships. The picture that emerges is of great variety, of /5(5).   I am in Aranmor, sitting over a turf fire, listening to a murmur of Gaelic that is rising from a little public-house under my room. The steamer which comes to Aran sails according to the tide, and it was six o'clock this morning when we left the quay of Galway in a dense shroud of mist. Book Description. Grotesque provides an invaluable and accessible guide to the use (and abuse) of this complex literary term. Justin D. Edwards and Rune Graulund explore the influence of the grotesque on cultural forms throughout history, with particular focus on .


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