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J. M. Synge pp 10-11 | Cite as

In the Temple of Fame

  • Arthur Lynch

Abstract

Another Irish character, who has found a niche in the temple of Fame, was a resident in Paris in those days and also, though not a very convinced Nationalist, a member of the little Society who sometimes met at Maud Gonne’s. This was J. M. Synge, the dramatist. At that time he was little known anywhere, even in Paris. He did not speak French well, and his English, though not that of an Englishman, had no distinctive Irish accent, and he was not then acquainted with the Irish language and the Irish idioms which afterwards he studied so effectively. He had not yet shown the particular qualities which made his reputation, so that on the whole he passed comparatively unnoticed.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

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  • Arthur Lynch

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