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Two Irish plays from the Gaelic originals

J. M. Synge

Two Irish plays from the Gaelic originals

I. Riders to the sea; a tragic drama in one act, by J.M. Synge. II. The twisting of the rope; a comedy in one act

by J. M. Synge

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Published by Poet Lore Co. in [Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe twisting of the rope
Statementby Douglas Hyde.
SeriesPoet lore plays
ContributionsHyde, Douglas, Pres. Irish Free State, 1860-1949., Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18976157M

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