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Sean O'Casey

Playwright (30-Mar-1880 — 18-Sep-1964)


Ronald Ayling; Michael J. Durkan. Sean O'Casey: A Bibliography. London: Macmillan. 1978. 411pp.

David Krause. Sean O'Casey: The Man and His Work. London: MacGibbon & Kee. 1960. 340pp. Also a second edition in 1975.

Christopher Murray. Sean O'Casey: Writer At Work. Gill & MacMillan. 2004. 590pp.

George Joseph Watson. Irish Identity and the Literary Revival: Synge, Yeats, Joyce and O'Casey. Croom Helm. 1979. 336pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.562)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.526)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1096)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.503)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.178)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1039)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.744)

  12. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.275)

  13. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.597)

  14. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (pp.608-09)

  15. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.395)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.23)

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