Autobiographies II: Drums Under the Windows and Inishfallen, by Sean O'Casey

By Sean O'Casey

'I idea that no guy liveth and dieth to himself, so I positioned in the back of what i presumed and what I did the landscape of the realm I lived in - the issues that made me.' Sean O'Casey, 1948

Sean O'Casey's six-part Autobiography, initially released among 1939 and 1955, is an eloquently accomplished self-portrait of an artist's existence and occasions, unsurpassed in literature.

Drums lower than the Windows (1945) sees O'Casey's younger (pre-writing) existence taking form amid the intense tumult of eire within the early 20th century, hence prime him into the fray of the Easter emerging of 1916. Inishfallen, Fare Thee Well (1949) charts the stairs in the direction of his emigration from eire in 1926: a flow pressed upon O'Casey by way of his not easy fight opposed to the constraints and prohibitions wrought via Irish society, church and state.

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