Author:John Millington Synge
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|←Author Index: Sy||John Millington Synge
|/sɪŋ/) (16 April 1871 – 24 March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, and collector of folklore. He was one of the co-founders of the Abbey Theatre. He is best known for the play The Playboy of the Western World, which caused riots during its opening run at the Abbey Theatre. He wrote many famous stories like "Riders to the Sea" which is often considered to be his best literary work.Edmund John Millington Synge (pronounced|
- In the Shadow of the Glen (1903) 
- Riders to the Sea (1904) 
- The Well of the Saints (1905)
- The Aran Islands (1907)
- The Playboy of the Western World (1907) 
- The Tinker's Wedding (1908) 
- Poems and Translations (1909)
- Deirdre of the Sorrows (1910) 
- In Wicklow and West Kerry (1912) 
Works about Synge
- “Synge, John Millington,” in A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature by John William Cousin, London: J. M. Dent & Sons, 1910.
- “Synge, John Millington” in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.
- “Synge, John Millington,” Collier's New Encyclopedia. New York: P.F. Collier & Son Co., 1921.
- William Kirkpatrick Magee, “Synge, John Millington,” Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed.), 1922.
- John M. Synge: A Few Personal Recollections, with Biographical Notes by John Masefield, 1915
On his works
- “Playboy of the Western World, The” by Grace R. Robinson in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.
- “Riders to the Sea” in The Encyclopedia Americana. New York, 1920.
Works by this author published before January 1, 1923 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.