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 (ō-kā′sē), Sean Originally John Casey. 1880-1964.
Irish playwright. His dramas, including Juno and the Paycock (1924) and The Plough and the Stars (1926), show compassion for the poor and concern over Irish political issues.


(Biography) Sean (ʃɔːn). 1880–1964, Irish dramatist. His plays include Juno and the Paycock (1924) and The Plough and the Stars (1926), which are realistic pictures of Dublin slum life


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Sean (ʃɔn) 1880–1964, Irish playwright.
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