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‘The Cries of Pagan Desperation’: Synge, Riders to the Sea and the discontents of historical time (2014)
Journal Article
Collins, C. (2014). ‘The Cries of Pagan Desperation’: Synge, Riders to the Sea and the discontents of historical time. ISSN 2014-0870

This essay considers Synge’s staging of the caoine (keen) in Riders to the Sea(1904). It argues that the caoine in Riders to the Sea is not simply an aesthetic and unethical fetishization of pre-Christian cultural residue predicated on class insecuri... Read More