Sean O'Casey

Standard Name: O'Casey, Sean


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Friends, Associates Augusta Gregory
Sean O'Casey submitted his first play to the Abbey in 1919, and became friendly with AG in 1924 during the successful Abbey run of his play Juno and the Paycock. He was invited to...
Friends, Associates Constance, Countess Markievicz
CCM was later attacked for her Liberty Hall work by future playwright Sean O'Casey , then a secretary for the strikers' relief fund. In his autobiography, Drums Under the Windows, he accuses Markievicz of...
Intertextuality and Influence Anne Devlin
After writing for television, AD was drawn to live theatre because of the medium's relative freedom from censorship and its enduring qualities: It is Literature. When you create a character in the theatre you are...
Leisure and Society Kate O'Brien
As a student in Dublin, KOB eagerly attended the Abbey Theatre . This was a period between Synge and O'Casey , but she delighted in plays by Shaw , beginning with Man and Superman.
O’Brien, Kate. My Ireland. B. T. Batsford.
Literary responses Mary Lavin
Originally published in the Atlantic Monthly in October 1941, the story At Sallygap has been likened to the works of James Joyce and Sean O'Casey .
Peterson, Richard F. Mary Lavin. Twayne.
Kelly, Angeline Agnes. Mary Lavin, Quiet Rebel. Wolfhound Press, http://PS 3523 A946 Z7 K29 1980 HSS.
73, 156, 191
Literary responses Edna O'Brien
Jonathan Yardley , reviewing for the Washington Post, stressed O'Brien's brilliance and her nationality. If what you're looking for is a map of Ireland, the fiction of Edna O'Brien will do just fine. She...
Literary responses Muriel Box
Its recent editors call it very much a beginner's piece of work with regard to dialogue and stage impact. Yet they feel it is valuable for exemplifying the way that feminist ideas survived and continued...
Literary responses Teresa Deevy
The Belfast News-Letter reviewed this volume in February next year along with work by O'Casey , Yeats , and Lennox Robinson . The reviewer was impressed by different qualities in all of these, but judged...
Performance of text Teresa Deevy
This ran for six performances.
The Teresa Deevy Archive.
It does not appear to have been published, but it was revived at the Lyric Theatre , London, on 14 January 1957 as an opener for Sean O'Casey
Performance of text Teresa Deevy
TD had her great success with the play Katie Roche, which after its debut at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, was in 1938 seen both at the Abbey's festival (alongside work by O'Casey
Textual Production Samuel Beckett
Meanwhile Beckett withdrew permission for any of his works to be produced in Ireland when, also in February 1958, Drums of Father Ned by Sean O'Casey was dropped by the Dublin Drama Festival Committee. This...


19 November 1913: James Connolly founded the Irish Citizen...

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19 November 1913

James Connolly founded the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) in Dublin during the 1913 Lock-out.

12 April 1923: The career as a dramatist of Sean O'Casey,...

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12 April 1923

The career as a dramatist of Sean O'Casey , labourer and IRA member, took off when his playThe Shadow of a Gunman was produced at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, which had by...

3 March 1924: Sean O'Casey followed his first success at...

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3 March 1924

Sean O'Casey followed his first success at the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, with a play about war entitled Juno and the Paycock.

August 1925: Sean O'Casey submitted to the Abbey Theatre,...

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August 1925

Sean O'Casey submitted to the Abbey Theatre , Dublin, the first and only play to deal with the topic of the Easter Rising of 1916: The Plough and the Stars.


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