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The Art of Brendan Behan

  • 189 Pages
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  • English

Vision Press , London
Behan, Brendan -- Criticism and interpreta
Statementedited by E. H. Mikhail.
SeriesVision critical studies
ContributionsMikhail, E. H.
LC ClassificationsPR6003.E417 Z57 1979b
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4214751M
ISBN 100854782249
LC Control Number80494349

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Brendan Behan’s Island is the antithesis of that hoity-toity attitude. Behan was from a tough, brawling, alcoholic, working-class, republican (think IRA revolutionary) family, albeit an educated one, and he clearly both liked and respected the impoverished laborers, farmers, fishermen, racetrack touts, scruffy artists and writers, fellow /5(6).

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. Filled with humor, tales of quirky folks, and a bit of commentary of Ireland at the author's time, in Brendan Behan's Island, the author's voice and personality shine throughout this engaging book.

Both Behan's character sketches and Hogarth's drawings are quite engaging. An enjoyable read/5. Brendan Francis Aidan Behan (christened Francis Behan) (/ ˈ b iː ə n / BEE-ən; Irish: Breandán Ó Beacháin; 9 February – 20 March ) was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist and playwright who wrote in both English and is widely regarded as one of the greatest Irish writers of all e works: The Quare Fellow, The Hostage.

Brendan Behan's memoir of his time incarcerated in England, is a comical, sympathetic and humanistic work of art. As a young IRA member arrested in Liverpool at the age of 16 in possession of explosives he demonstrated a remarkably fatalistic viewpoint for someone so young and seemed to take in the experience as an observant participant in a human drama without a hint of self pity/5(82).

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Reared in a family active in revolutionary and left-wing causes against the British, Behan at the age of eight began what became a lifelong battle with alcoholism. The book itself is in fine condition, and Brendan Behan has boldly signed the title page between Paul Hogarth's name (the illustrator) and Bernard Geis Associates (the publisher).

According to the jacket description of the book: "Enlivened with song, poem, story and Paul Hogarth's drawings, this book tells a lot about Ireland but tells us even.

THE SCARPERER. By Brendan Behan. pages. Doubleday. $ It is stylish nowadays to call any zealously outlandish story a very moral tale. That catchall cliché fits what is perhaps Brendan.

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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. First published in by Hutchinson & Co it is a travelogue of sorts covering the people and places of Dublin, Galway, the North of Ireland, counties of the South as well as the Aran Islands.

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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.

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All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Brendan Behan. Photograph: Daily Mail / Rex Features Born in Dublin inBrendan Behan spent his youth painting houses, writing poetry and attempting to blow up the Liverpool : Phil Lewis.

Brendan Francis Behan - From the Quotations category: A quotation in a speech, article or book is like a rifle in the hands of an infantryman. It speaks with authority. Paudge Rodger Behan (/ ˈ p ɔː dʒ ˈ b iː ən / PAWJ BEE-ən; born 18 January ) is an Irish actor and son of IRA Chief of Staff Cathal Goulding and Beatrice ffrench-Salkeld, the widow of playwright Brendan Behan, Paudge Behan worked briefly as a journalist for a Dublin newspaper before turning to acting.

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Peter Arthurs was close to Behan and wrote an account (With Brendan Behan, St, Martin's Press, - ISBN ) which claims that Behan was not only gay but a pedophile. I don't see any reason why Arthurs would lie, but I'm not a Behan scholar (& a Wikipedia noob) so I'll keep it out of the article for now.

(talk) Brendan Francis Aidan Behan [1] (christened Francis Behan) [2] (; Fianna Éireann at the age of r, there was also a strong emphasis on Irish history and culture in the home, which meant he was steeped in literature and patriotic ballads from an early age.

Behan eventually joined the IRA at sixteen, which led to his serving time in a borstal youth prison in the United Kingdom and. Brendan Behan: A Life is a fascinating look at the Irish author noted for his earthy satire and powerful political commentary.

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