Seán O'Casey





Seán O'Casey

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born
in Dublin, Ireland
March 30, 1880

died
September 18, 1964

gender
male

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Seán O'Casey was a major Irish dramatist and memoirist. A committed socialist, he was the first Irish playwright of note to write about the Dublin working classes.


Average rating: 3.75 · 2,286 ratings · 92 reviews · 68 distinct works · Similar authors
Three Plays: Juno and the P...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 913 ratings — published 1969 — 6 editions
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Juno and the Paycock
3.57 of 5 stars 3.57 avg rating — 508 ratings — published 1924 — 5 editions
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The Plough and the Stars
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3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 334 ratings — published 1926 — 4 editions
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Shadow of a Gunman
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 96 ratings — published 1995
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The Silver Tassie
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 1928 — 4 editions
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Sean O'Casey - Autobiographies
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 25 ratings3 editions
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Three Dublin Plays: The Sha...
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Sean O'Casey: Plays 1: Juno...
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Sean O'Casey: Plays 2: The ...
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Juno and the Paycock by Sea...
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Rose und Krone
Autobiography of Seán O'Casey (1 book)
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“Laughter is wine for the soul - laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness - the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.”
Seán O'Casey

“When it was dark, you always carried the sun in your hand for me.”
Seán O'Casey, Three More Plays: The Silver Tassie, Purple Dust, Red Roses For Me

“All the world's a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.”
Seán O'Casey

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