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Seán O"Casey

writer at work : a biography

by Murray, Christopher.

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Published by Gill & Macmillan in Dublin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • O"Casey, Sean, 1880-1964,
    • Dramatists, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Ireland -- In literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [542]-552) and index.

      StatementChristopher Murray.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6029.C33 Z773 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 590 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages590
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3452930M
      ISBN 100717127508
      LC Control Number2005362540
      OCLC/WorldCa56926469

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Sean O'Casey was born on Ma in Dublin, Ireland. Other than the Dublin Trilogy, his many works include "The Star Turned Red", "The Silver Tassie", and "Purple Dust". He died on Septem /5(2).

        Sean O'Casey was born on Ma in Dublin, Ireland. Other than the Dublin Trilogy, his many works include The Star Turned Red, The Silver Tassie, and Purple Dust. He died on Septem Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Selected plays of Sean O'Casey by O'Casey, Sean and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

        Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and O’Casey was hardly a conservative or an Anglophile — a Protestant born John Casey in Dublin in , he became a Nationalist as a young man and worked for James Connolly’s Irish Citizen Army.


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Here is a rounded portrait of the slum-born child, one of five surviving in a family of thirteen, but afflicted with a serious early eye infection. Until his fortieth year O'Casey took an active part in Ireland's struggles.