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Behan, Brendan

Overview
Works: 363 works in 1,309 publications in 4 languages and 25,659 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Records and correspondence  Drama  Bibliography  Fiction  Interviews  Poetry  Personal narratives 
Roles: Performer, Contributor, Other, Honoree, Dedicatee, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Narrator
Classifications: PR6003.E417, 822.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brendan Behan
The complete plays by Brendan Behan ( Book )
55 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plays of Irish author and playwright Brendan Behan
The hostage by Brendan Behan ( Book )
108 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An innocent British soldier is taken into a bawdy Irish bar by the IRA as a hostage, to be shot if the British go through with the execution of an IRA youth. He has a romance with the barmaid. She and several habitues try unsuccessfully to arrange his escape. He is shot in the attempt but not for long. Right in the middle of his own requiem he rises to sing a final rousing song
The quare fellow : a comedy-drama by Brendan Behan ( Book )
70 editions published between 1956 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Skuespil om fængselsliv og dødsstraf
The quare fellow ; and the hostage : two plays by Brendan Behan ( Book )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Quare Fellow", a tragi-comedy, is set in an Irish prison on the eve of an execution. Beneath the humor is a savage indictment against the bestiality of capital punishment. "The Hostage" is set in a Dublin lodging house, where a young soldier is being held hostage in reprisal for an I.R.A. man who is to be hanged
The Scarperer by Brendan Behan ( Book )
21 editions published between 1964 and 1987 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of rogues escape from prison and head for Paris and a pot of gold, only to have their plans upset by a little old Irish lady
The King of Ireland's son by Brendan Behan ( Book )
9 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sent to find the source of the heavenly music heard throughout the kingdom, the youngest son of the King of Ireland finds a beautiful maiden held captive by a fierce giant
Richard's cork leg by Brendan Behan ( Book )
21 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brendan Behan's New York by Brendan Behan ( Book )
23 editions published between 1964 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Borstal boy by Brendan Behan ( Book )
107 editions published between 1958 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Behans verslag van zijn verblijf in een tuchtschool
After the wake : twenty-one prose works including previously unpublished material by Brendan Behan ( Book )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brendan Behan's island; an Irish sketch-book by Brendan Behan ( Book )
37 editions published between 1962 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hold your hour and have another by Brendan Behan ( Book )
18 editions published between 1963 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An Giall ; The hostage by Brendan Behan ( Book )
8 editions published in 1987 in English and Irish and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brendan Behan, interviews and recollections by E. H Mikhail ( Book )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moving out, and A garden party by Brendan Behan ( Book )
7 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hostage by Brendan Behan ( Recording )
7 editions published in 1965 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life styles : poems by Ulick O'Connor ( Book )
4 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Poems and a play in Irish by Brendan Behan ( Book )
9 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in Irish and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confessions of an Irish rebel by Brendan Behan ( Book )
31 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second installment of the autobiography of Irish writer and poet Brendan Behan, who was arrested for being an IRA activist. This sequel focuses on his life following his release from prison
Borstal Boy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sixteen year-old Irish activist, Brendan Behan, confronts inner conflicts when imprisoned in England during World War II
 
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Audience level: 0.44 (from 0.01 for The King o ... to 0.86 for Poems and ...)
Alternative Names
Behan, Brendan 1923-1964
Behan, Brendan Francis 1923-1964
Behan, Brendan Francis Aidan
Bièn, Brendan
Street, Emmet
Street, Emmet 1923-1964
Биэн, Брэндан 1923-1964
Languages
English (671)
German (15)
Irish (6)
Spanish (1)
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