Sean O’Casey’s life is also the history of the early twentieth century, a period that was shaped by two great ideas, nationalism and socialism. History and politics are woven into the fabric of his life; he was a socialist, a humanist and a great writer who put politics at the centre of his work. He asserted the role of the writer as a transformative force in society.
In this ZOOM presentation, Paul O’Brien will explore a lesser known side of O’Casey – his writings on the great political issues of his time.Followed by Q&A and discussion .
Paul O’ Brien is a writer and activist who has just completed a Political Biography of Sean O’Casey.