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Behan, Brendan (Francis) 1923-64; Ir. playwright
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, Brendan Francis 1923-1964.
Irish writer whose early association with the Irish Republican Army and experiences in prison influenced his works, including the play The Quare Fellow (1954) and the autobiographical Borstal Boy (1958).