The Valley of the Squinting Windows (Classic Reprint)

The Valley of the Squinting Windows (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Valley of the Squinting Windows It appears rather accidental, but perhaps on the whole to its benefit, that the dramatic form should have been adopted by J. M. Synge and not the epical form of the novel. Synge fell with a lash of surprise upon the Ire land of his time, for the Irish play had been as fully degraded as the Irish novel. Furthermore the shock of his genius created an opportunity which made possible the realistic Irish novelist. At the Abbey Theater they performed plays dealing with subjects which no Irish novelist, thinking of a public, would have dreamt of handling. Somehow their plays have come to be known and accepted throughout Ireland. Thus a reading pub lic for this realistic Irish novel has been slowly created and the urge to write like this has come to many story tellers. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

Product details

  • Paperback | 310 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 17mm | 417g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243203705
  • 9780243203703

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