Seán O'Casey

Seán O'Casey


Born
in Dublin, Ireland
March 30, 1880

Died
September 18, 1964

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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 · 3,751 ratings · 172 reviews · 72 distinct worksSimilar authors
Three Plays: Juno and the P...

3.97 avg rating — 1,351 ratings — published 1969 — 8 editions
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Juno and the Paycock

3.61 avg rating — 888 ratings — published 1924 — 6 editions
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The Plough and the Stars

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3.60 avg rating — 686 ratings — published 1926 — 8 editions
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The Shadow of a Gunman

3.57 avg rating — 220 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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The Silver Tassie

3.47 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 1928 — 4 editions
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Sean O'Casey - Autobiographies

4.35 avg rating — 31 ratings3 editions
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Red Roses for Me

3.03 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 1944 — 3 editions
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Sean O'Casey: Plays 1: Juno...

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3.86 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1998
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Sean O'Casey: Plays 2: The ...

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4.28 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1998
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The Complete Plays Of Sean ...

4.33 avg rating — 12 ratings3 editions
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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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