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Brendan Behan

SeМЃamus De BuМЃrca

Brendan Behan

a memoir

by SeМЃamus De BuМЃrca

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Published by Proscenium Press in Newark, Del .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behan, Brendan.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Seamus de Burca.
    SeriesProscenium chapbooks -- no. 1., Proscenium chapbooks -- no. 1.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16515194M
    ISBN 100912262265
    LC Control Number79149043
    OCLC/WorldCa493050271


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The title was from the affectionate nickname Mrs. Behan gave to Collins. Kathleen published her autobiography, "Mother of all the Behans," a collaboration with her son Brian, in Behan's uncle Peadar Kearney wrote the Irish national anthem Amhrán na bhFiann/5.

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The book relates the sad story of how, inbetween visits to the country he called “my new-found land”, Behan had a telephone conversation with Seán Brendan Behan book, the playwright to whom he. Borstal Boy is a autobiographical book by Brendan story depicts a young, fervently idealistic Behan, who loses his naïveté over the three years of his sentence to a juvenile borstal, softening his radical Irish republican stance and warming to his British fellow prisoners.

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Not only is it the last instalment of a unique and unorthodox autobiography, /5(2). Borstal Boy, autobiographical work by Irish writer Brendan Behan, published in The book portrays the author’s early rebelliousness, his involvement with the Irish Republican cause, and his subsequent incarceration for two years in an English Borstal, or reformatory, at age Interspersed.

Behan also wrote Brendan Behan's Ireland: An Irish Sketchbook, Brendan Behan's New York, The Scarperer, Confessions of an Irish Rebel, Richard's Cork Leg, and After the. The Brendan Behan Quotation Book (Somerville Press, £) is a new collection of Brendan Behan’s best quotations compiled by Andrew Russell and published to mark the anniversary of the author’s.

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Brendan Behan The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely thin paper with a bit of matress stuffing in it, if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.

The last two books of his career; ‘Brendan Behan’s Island’ and ‘Brendan Behan’s New York’ were published in andin turn. ‘Confessions of an Irish Rebel’, ‘The Scarperer’ and ‘After the Wake: Twenty-One Prose Works including Previously Unpublished Material’, were published posthumously.

There was The Begrudgers, set in postwar Dublin, about the literary rivalry between Brendan Behan, Brian O'Nolan and Patrick Kavanagh; Brother Of All The Behans; and Barking Sheep. Behan also wrote Brendan Behan's Ireland: An Irish Sketchbook, Brendan Behan's New York, The Scarperer, Confessions of an Irish Rebel, Richard's Cork Leg, and After the Wake.

Behan died inat of a combination of alcoholism, jaundice, and diabetes. After Behan's death, Borstal Boy was adapted for the theatre by Frank McMahon.4/5(8).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction / John McCourt --Brendan Behan's Borstal boy: the public persona and the delicate art of deceit / Derek Hand --Lessons of detention / Maria DiBattista --Bohemian Behan: late modernism,sexual politics and the "great awakening" of Brendan Behan / John.

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Brendan Behan was an author and playwright—and also a member the Irish Republican Army. Born in Dublin into a staunchly republican family, he became a member of the IRA’s youth organization Fianna Éireann at the age of : David R. Godine, Publisher.

The Letters of Brendan Behan also includes four poems that appear here for the first time, as well as extracts from early writings never before published. Numerous letters to editors, refused publication because of their outspokenness, are published here for the first time, and others, previously cut or censored, now appear in their original form.

An Irish Sketchbook. Brendan Behan’s Island was the first of two collaborations between the Irish poet and writer Brendan Behan and the artist Paul Hogarth.

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