St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine letter to Dinner and Morum

Biographical and Historical Notes

St. John G. (St. John Greer) Ervine (1883-1971)

Irish playwright, drama critic and author St. John Greer Ervine (1883-1971) is best known for his plays, some of which were staged at the Abbey Theatre. He also managed the Abbey Theatre for a brief period.


"St. John Greer Ervine 1883-1971." Literature Resource Center. (accessed March 16, 2007).

Scope and Content Note

This is a letter from St. John Greer Ervine to playwrights Mr. (William) Dinner and Mr. (William) Morum concerning the difficulty in getting plays produced in London. He comments on the director at the Abbey Theatre.