Deirdre of the Sorrows

Deirdre of the Sorrows Deirdre of the Sorrows is a three act play written by Irish playwright John Millington Synge first performed at the Abbey Theatre by the Irish National Theatre Society in The play is based on Ir

  • Title: Deirdre of the Sorrows
  • Author: J.M. Synge
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Deirdre of the Sorrows is a three act play written by Irish playwright John Millington Synge, first performed at the Abbey Theatre by the Irish National Theatre Society in 1910 The play is based on Irish mythology, in particular the myths concerning Deirdre and Conchobar The work was unfinished at the author s death in 1909, but was completed by William Butler Yeats andDeirdre of the Sorrows is a three act play written by Irish playwright John Millington Synge, first performed at the Abbey Theatre by the Irish National Theatre Society in 1910 The play is based on Irish mythology, in particular the myths concerning Deirdre and Conchobar The work was unfinished at the author s death in 1909, but was completed by William Butler Yeats and Synge s fianc e, Molly Allgood from

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    1. This drama based on the Irish tale of Deirdre hits all the right notes in the legend. I enjoyed the dramatization of the tragedy and found it more stage-worthy than the Yeats' version (although I adore Yeats). The use of the three-act structure allowed the observer to follow the details of the story with ease. I would enjoy seeing this on stage, as that is always a more preferable way to evaluate a play. However, the justification for Deirdre and Naoise to return to the king remains as weak as i [...]

    2. J'ai lu la traduction française de cette belle tragédie par Malika B. Durif. Je pense que le ton général est conservé, mais je souhaiterais le lire en version originale pour une plus grande musicalité

    3. I own this as a separate volume, found long ago at a used book store and treasured ever since. It is perhaps the best retelling of the story I have ever read.

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