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Published by Newnes in London .
Written in English


  • Casement, Roger, -- Sir, -- 1864-1916.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statement(by) Dennis (sic) Gwynn.
SeriesPrivate lives library
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21062203M

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  The achievement of legal equality for gays in Ireland in , together with the United Kingdom’s recent Brexit vote to leave the European Union, may occasion a new life after death for Casement. The life and death of Roger Casement. [Denis Rolleston Gwynn] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. New York edition (J. Cape and H. Smith) has title; Traitor or patriot; the life and death of Roger Casement. Description: pages illustrations, plates, portraits, facsimiles 23 cm: Contents: The Congo. --The Putumayo. --Ireland. --Germany. --The traitor's gate. Other Titles: Traitor or patriot: Responsibility: by Dennis Gwynn. The Dream of the Celt is a fascinating retelling and exploration of the life and career of Roger Casement, an intriguing figure from the annals of 20th-century history, although probably not as widely known as he deserves to be outside of Ireland.

  The book also deals with the neglected sides of Casement's life, his involvement in Ulster politics, his family background in Co. Antrim, his Belfast boyfriend Millar Gordon, and his sociopathic companion, the Norwegian sailor, Adler Christensen, as well as a comprehensive view of the authenticity controversies, Casement's homosexuality, and /5(9). Casement was handsome and homosexual, and he was decorated by the British government before they hanged him for treason. He was then given a state funeral in Ireland. As I adore stories about the lives of such originals, I immediately ordered two books, B. L. Reid's The Lives of Roger Casement and Michael Laubscher's Who is Roger Casement?Cited by: Sir Roger Casement, in full Sir Roger David Casement, (born Sept. 1, , Kingstown [now Dún Laoghaire], County Dublin, Ire.—died Aug. 3, , London, Eng.), distinguished British public servant who was executed for treason and became one of the principal Irish martyrs in the revolt against British rule in Ireland.. Casement was a British consul in Portuguese East Africa . Roger Casement is the most enigmatic martyr of the Rising, his life full of ambiguities, his biography crowded with questions. He kept secrets: he concealed his work for British intelligence from his corporate employers, his investigations into human rights abuses from the government of the Congo, his commitment to Irish freedom by revolutionary means from his British masters, /5.

Roger Lewis, as plugged in my review of Anthony Burgess, is my kind of to enormous longueurs and digressions, dancing with his difficult subjects across tens of hundreds of pages, speculating and respeculating and ranting whenever appropriate, throwing in the odd inappropriate quotation from Johnson or Wilde, abandoning the albatross of subjectivity to /5. The Black Diaries: An Account of Roger Casement's Life and Times, with a Collection of His Diaries and Public Writings, by Peter Singleton-Gates and .   The death of Sir Roger Casement was certain when he was found guilty of treason and sentenced to death on this day in Sir Roger Casement was the most prominent and intriguing figure involved Author: Robert Schmuhl.   Chronology of Casement's life. 1st September Born in Sandycove, Co. Dublin to Roger Casement and Anne Jephson. The youngest of four, he has two brothers, Charles and Tom, and a sister Agnes.