Richard's Cork Leg

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  • Title: Richard's Cork Leg
  • Author: Brendan Behan
  • ISBN: 9780802100306
  • Page: 214
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    Richard s Cork Leg by Brendan Behan Brendan Francis Behan Irish Breandn Beachin February March was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both Irish and English He was also an Irish republican and a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army Behan was born in the inner The Dubliners Richard s Cork Leg In Print Reference Richard s Cork Leg Eyre Methuen SBN Richard s Cork Leg When Brendan Behan died in his two bawdy, savage and compassionate plays, The Quare Fellow and The Hostage, had won lasting places of honour in the repertoire of the post war British theatre What was not generally known until was that Behan had left behind him a virtually complete third play, Richard s Cork Leg. Richard s Cork Leg Brenda Behan Richard s Cork Leg Brenda Behan on FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Richard s Cork Leg Performing Arts Review Chicago Reader Richard s Cork Leg was begun near the end of Behan s short, wasted life He dashed off one act on assignment by several accounts, it was the rejection of this draft that launched Behan on the KiDS Richard s Cork Leg Brendan Behan RICHARD S CORK LEG was the last piece of written work, Brendan Behan was to do It was never fully finished by the author, for after his work on it in May , Brendan did no writing Adapted from Brendan Behan, Ulick O Connor, London It s my old Irish tomb I ll be in there soon But first you mus kiss me Beneath the harvest moon Richard s cork leg Book, WorldCat Richard s cork leg Brendan Behan Home WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help Search Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Create lists, bibliographies and reviews or Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you Advanced Search Find a Library Richard s cork leg play Behan, Brendan Free Richard s cork leg play Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English Access restricted item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS D Mark II City New York External identifier urn oclc record Extramarc University of Alberta Libraries Foldoutcount Identifier richardscorklegpbeha Identifier ark ark Richard s cork leg play Book, WorldCat Note Citations are based on reference standards However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Daily Plays Richard s Cork Leg by Brendan Behan Richard s Cork Leg by Brendan Behan Performed posthumously in , edited with additional material by Alan Simpson A couple of anti fascists, Cronin and The Hero hang out in a graveyard with some prostitutes planning to disrupt the funeral of a man killed fighting the communists in Franco s Spain by shouting anti fascist slogans. Richard Cork Richard Cork born March is a British art historian, editor, critic, broadcaster and exhibition curator.He has been an art critic for the Evening Standard, The Listener, The Times and the New Statesman.Cork was also editor for Studio International He is a past Turner Prize judge.

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      Brendan Francis Behan Irish Breand n Beach in 9 February 1923 20 March 1964 was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both Irish and English He was also an Irish republican and a volunteer in the Irish Republican Army.Behan was born in the inner city of Dublin on 9 February 1923 into an educated working class family He lived in a house on Russell Street near Mountjoy Square owned by his grandmother, Christine English, who owned a number of properties in the area Also living in the area was his uncle Peadar Kearney, song writer and author of the Irish national anthem Brendan s father, Stephen Behan, a house painter who had been active in the Irish War of Independence, read classic literature to the children at bedtime from sources such as Zola, Galsworthy, and Maupassant his mother, Kathleen, took them on literary tours of the city If Behan s interest in literature came from his father, his political beliefs were by his mother She remained politically active all her life and was a personal friend of the Irish republican Michael Collins Brendan Behan wrote a lament to Collins, The Laughing Boy , at the age of thirteen 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 1984.Behan s uncle Peadar Kearney wrote the Irish national anthem Amhr n na bhFiann His brother, Dominic Behan, was also a renowned songwriter best known for the song The Patriot Game another sibling, Brian Behan, was a prominent radical political activist and public speaker, actor, author, and playwright Brendan and Brian did not share the same views, especially when the question of politics or nationalism arose Brendan on his deathbed presumably in jest asked Cathal Goulding, then the Chief of Staff of the IRA, to have that bastard Brian shot we ve had all sorts in our family, but never a traitor.A biographer Ulick O Connor, recounts that one day, at the age of eight, Brendan was returning home with his granny and a crony from a drinking session A passer by remarked, Oh, my Isn t it terrible ma am to see such a beautiful child deformed How dare you , said his granny He s not deformed, he s just drunk Behan left school at 13 to follow in his father s footsteps as a house painter.

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