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"A Different Kind of the Same Thing": The Early One-Act Plays of Susan Glaspell and J. M. Synge

"A Different Kind of the Same Thing": The Early One-Act Plays of Susan Glaspell and J. M. Synge <p>ABSTRACT:</p><p>Although critics have cited the influence of J. M. Synge&apos;s work on that of Eugene O&apos;Neill and Djuna Barnes, his early one-act plays also influenced another Provincetown Player, Susan Glaspell. This article discusses the ways that Synge&apos;s diction, imagery, rhythms, pauses, and silences, as well as his poetic use of language in his plays <i>In the Shadow of the Glen</i> and <i>Riders to the Sea</i> are echoed in Glaspell&apos;s <i>Trifles</i> and <i>The Outside</i>.</p> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Eugene O'Neill Review Penn State University Press

"A Different Kind of the Same Thing": The Early One-Act Plays of Susan Glaspell and J. M. Synge

Eugene O'Neill Review , Volume 39 (1) – Apr 24, 2018

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Abstract

<p>ABSTRACT:</p><p>Although critics have cited the influence of J. M. Synge&apos;s work on that of Eugene O&apos;Neill and Djuna Barnes, his early one-act plays also influenced another Provincetown Player, Susan Glaspell. This article discusses the ways that Synge&apos;s diction, imagery, rhythms, pauses, and silences, as well as his poetic use of language in his plays <i>In the Shadow of the Glen</i> and <i>Riders to the Sea</i> are echoed in Glaspell&apos;s <i>Trifles</i> and <i>The Outside</i>.</p>

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Eugene O'Neill ReviewPenn State University Press

Published: Apr 24, 2018

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