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Contour in time : the plays of Eugene O'Neill

Author: Travis Bogard; Eugene O'Neill
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Professor Bogard traces the progress of O'Neill's art from crude, one-act plays to the monumental tragedies of his later years, all in relation to the playwrights tortured personal history. The book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Eugene O'Neill; Eugene O'Neill; Eugene O'Neill; Eugene O'Neill
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Travis Bogard; Eugene O'Neill
ISBN: 0195053419 9780195053418 0195045483 9780195045482
OCLC Number: 17301023
Description: xx, 507 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The tyro (1913-1914). A wife for life ; The web ; Recklessness ; Abortion ; Warnings, The movie man ; Fog ; Thirst ; Bread and butter ; Servitude ; Bound east for Cardiff --
II. The student (1914-1916). The dear doctor ; A knock at the door ; Belshazzar ; The sniper ; The personal equation ; Atrocity ; The G.A.M. ; Now I ask you --
III. The amateur (1916-1917). Before breakfast ; In the zone ; The long voyage home ; The moon of the Caribbees ; Ile ; Tomorrow ; The reckoning --
IV. Pause (1918-1919). S.O.S. ; Shell-shock ; Where the cross is made ; The rope ; The dreamy kid ; Exorcism ; The straw ; Chris Christopherson ; Beyond the horizon ; Till we meet ; Honor among the Bradleys ; The Trumpet --
V. Amateur's end (1920). The emperor Jones ; Gold ; Diff'rent ; The first man ; The ole davil ; "Anna Christie" --
VI. The triumvirate, 1 (1922-1924). Welded ; All God's chillun got wings ; Desire under the elms --
VII. The triumvirate, 2 (1921-1926). The rime of the ancient mariner ; The revelations of John the Divine ; The fountain ; The hairy ape ; Marco millions ; The great God Brown ; Lazarus laughed --
VIII. The end of the experiment (1924-1932). Strange interlude ; Dynamo ; Days without end --
The historian (1929-1933). Mourning becomes Electra ; Ah, wilderness --
X. The door and the mirror (1933-1941). A tale of possessors ; Self-dispossessed ; A touch of the poet ; More stately mansions ; The iceman cometh ; Hughie ; Long day's journey into night ; A moon for the misbegotten.
Responsibility: Travis Bogard.
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