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Long Day s Journey Into Night

Long Day s Journey Into Night Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2014-05-06
ISBN : 0300190182
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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divEugene O’Neill’s autobiographical play Long Day’s Journey into Night is regarded as his masterpiece and a classic of American drama. With this new edition, at last it has the critical edition that it deserves. William Davies King provides students and theater artists with an invaluable guide to the text, including an essay on historical and critical perspectives; glosses of literary allusions and quotations; notes on the performance history; an annotated bibliography; and illustrations. "This is a worthy new edition, one that I'm sure will appeal to many students and teachers. William Davies King provides a thoughtful introduction to Long Day's Journey into Night—equally sensitive to the most particular and most encompassing of the play's materials."—Marc Robinson/DIV

Long Day s Journey Into Night

Long Day s Journey Into Night Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 1991
ISBN : 9781854591029
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A true modern classic from one of the twentieth century's most significant writers, Long Day's Journey into Night is an intensely autobiographical, magnificently tragic portrait of the author's own family - a play so acutely personal that he insisted it was not published until after his death. One single day in the Tyrones' Connecticut home. James Tyrone Snr is a miser, a talented actor who even squanders his talent in an undemanding role; eldest son Jamie is an affable, whoremongering alcoholic and confirmed ne'er-do well; youngest son Edmund is poetic, sensitive, suffering from a respiratory condition and deep-seated disillusionment; and their mother Mary, living in a haze of self-delusion and morphine addiction. Existing together under this roof, and the profound weight of the past, they subtly tear one another apart, shred by shred. 'Set in 1912, the year of O'Neill's own attempted suicide, it is an attempt to understand himself and those to whom he was irrevocably tied by fate and by love. It is the finest and most powerful play to have come out of America' Christopher Bigsby Eugene O'Neill's play Long Day's Journey into Night was written in 1939-41, and first published in 1956 (after O'Neill's death in 1953). It was first performed at the Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm, in February 1956, and had its first American production at Helen Hayes Theater, New York, in November that year. It won the Tony Award for Best Play, and O'Neill was posthumously awarded the 1957 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. This edition includes a full introduction, biographical sketch and chronology.

Long Day s Journey Into Night

Long Day s Journey Into Night Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2002-02-08
ISBN : 9780300093056
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A play about a family of four psychologically disturbed people reveals aspects of the author's own life.

O Neill Long Day s Journey Into Night

O Neill  Long Day s Journey Into Night Book
Author : Brenda Murphy
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2001-09-20
ISBN : 9780521665759
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A detailed account of the most significant productions of the play throughout the world.

Eugene O Neill s Long Day s Journey Into Night

Eugene O Neill s Long Day s Journey Into Night Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill,Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release : 2009-01-01
ISBN : 1438125615
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Things Fall Apart, set in Nigeria about a century ago, is widely regarded as Chinua Achebe's masterpiece. Considered one of the most broadly read African novels, Achebe's work responded to the two-dimensional caricatures of Africans that often dominated Western literature. This guide contains a selection of contemporary criticism of this novel.

Long Day s Journey Into Night

Long Day s Journey Into Night Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9780300093056
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A play about a family of four psychologically disturbed people reveals aspects of the author's own life.

Hughie

Hughie Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release : 1982-10
ISBN : 9780822205432
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THE STORY: Originally produced on Broadway, revived to sellout houses in 1996 starring Al Pacino, HUGHIE was one of O'Neill's last works. It was originally intended as part of a series of short plays, but it became the lone survivor when O'Neill de

The Iceman Cometh

The Iceman Cometh Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : Good Press
Release : 2021-11-09
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The Iceman Cometh" by Eugene O'Neill. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Long Day s Journey Into Night

Long Day s Journey Into Night Book
Author : Michael Hinden
Publisher : Macmillan Reference USA
Release : 1990
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The author presents his reading of this work as a modern tragedy.

Eugene O Neill s Long Day s Journey Into Night The Destruction of the Family Through Guilt and Failure

Eugene O   Neill   s  Long Day   s Journey Into Night   The Destruction of the Family Through Guilt and Failure Book
Author : Simone Leisentritt
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2011-02
ISBN : 364083318X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 2,0, University of Tubingen (Englisches Seminar), course: PS I: Introduction to Literary Studies, language: English, abstract: "At the final curtain, there they still are, trapped within each other by the past, each guilty and at the same time innocent, scorning, loving, pitying each other, understanding, and yet not understanding at all, forgiving but still doomed never to be able to forget." (Hinden 36) In this citation written into a letter to a friend, Long Days Journey into Night- author Eugene ONeill gives an insight into his own interpretation of the ending of the play (cf. Hinden 36). There, ONeill mentions the four protagonists of this play, the members of the family Tyrone, and their imprisonment into a circle of guilt, scorn, and misunderstanding. Nevertheless, there is also the influence of positive emotions like love, understanding, and forgiveness. This term paper will be about one of these terms, namely the term guilt, by which each family member is affected, and the notion of failure in Long Days Journey into Night. In order to discuss these two key terminologies, guilt and failure, there will be a closer look at the family Tyrone, which consists of the father, James Tyrone, the mother, Mary Cavan Tyrone, Jamie, the elder son, and Edmund, the younger son. Finally, there will be the question how the life of each family member is affected by guilt and failure, and how relationships within the family are destroyed by it."

The Function of Drugs in Eugene O Neill s Long Day s Journey Into Night and Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire

The Function of Drugs in Eugene O Neill s  Long Day s Journey Into Night  and Tennessee Williams   A Streetcar Named Desire  Book
Author : Nadine Esser
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2008-02-01
ISBN : 3638906116
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Seminar paper from the year 2007 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 2,3, RWTH Aachen University (Institut fur Anglistik), course: Modern American Drama, 9 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The two plays Long Day's Journey into Night by Eugene O'Neill and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams can be seen as two of the most successful and respected plays of American Modernism. Besides other similarities, both plays deal, more or less obviously with the consumption of alcohol and - in case of Mary Tyrone in Long Day's Journey into Night - drugs. This paper's matter is to find out what function drinking or the consumption of other drugs have for the characters of the two plays. This question could also be interesting looking at the authors: O'Neill's play has very many parallels to his own life and also Williams admitted that he is to be found in the character of Blanche DuBois to a certain extend."

Illusion and Reality in Eugene O Neill s The Iceman Cometh and Long Day s Journey into Night

Illusion and Reality in Eugene O Neill s  The Iceman Cometh  and  Long Day s Journey into Night  Book
Author : Dennis Alexander Goebels
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release : 2010-05-11
ISBN : 364062050X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Seminar paper from the year 2010 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3, Ruhr-University of Bochum (Englisches Seminar), course: Eugene O'Neill, language: English, abstract: The Iceman Cometh (published in 1940) and Long Day’s Journey into Night (published in 1956 after O’Neill’s death) are widely recognized to be two of Eugene O’Neill’s best plays. Both belong to his late plays and apart from that bear a lot of similarities. The focus of this paper will be to analyze The Iceman Cometh and Long Day’s Journey into Night with special regard to the importance of illusion and reality for both the characters and the progress of the play. Furthermore a comparison will be made between Hickey in The Iceman Cometh and Mary Cavan Tyrone in Long Day’s Journey into Night in order to show that they have similar functions in their respective plays. Finally a conclusion will be given which will sum up the argumentation.

The Night of the Iguana

The Night of the Iguana Book
Author : Tennessee Williams
Publisher : New Directions Publishing
Release : 2009-10-30
ISBN : 081121852X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Now published for the first time as a trade paperback with a new introduction and the short story on which it was based. Williams wrote: “This is a play about love in its purest terms.” It is also Williams’s robust and persuasive plea for endurance and resistance in the face of human suffering. The earthy widow Maxine Faulk is proprietress of a rundown hotel at the edge of a Mexican cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean where the defrocked Rev. Shannon, his tour group of ladies from a West Texas women’s college, the self-described New England spinster Hannah Jelkes and her ninety-seven-year-old grandfather, Jonathan Coffin (“the world’s oldest living and practicing poet”), a family of grotesque Nazi vacationers, and an iguana tied by its throat to the veranda, all find themselves assembled for a rainy and turbulent night. This is the first trade paperback edition of The Night of the Iguana and comes with an Introduction by award-winning playwright Doug Wright, the author’s original Foreword, the short story “The Night of the Iguana” which was the germ for the play, plus an essay by noted Tennessee Williams scholar, Kenneth Holditch. “I’m tired of conducting services in praise and worship of a senile delinquent—yeah, that’s what I said, I shouted! All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent and, by God, I will not and cannot continue to conduct services in praise and worship of this…this…this angry, petulant old man.” —The Rev. T. Lawrence Shannon, from The Night of the Iguana

Journey to the End of the Night

Journey to the End of the Night Book
Author : Louis-Ferdinand Céline
Publisher : Calder Publications Limited
Release : 1988
ISBN : 9780714538006
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When it was published in 1932, this revolutionary first fiction redefined the art of the novel with its black humor, its nihilism, and its irreverent, explosive writing style, and made Louis-Ferdinand Celine one of France's--and literature's--most important 20th-century writers. The picaresque adventures of Bardamu, the sarcastic and brilliant antihero of Journey to the End of the Night move from the battlefields of World War I (complete with buffoonish officers and cowardly soldiers), to French West Africa, the United States, and back to France in a style of prose that's lyrical, hallucinatory, and hilariously scathing toward nearly everybody and everything. Yet, beneath it all one can detect a gentle core of idealism.

Chalet Lines

Chalet Lines Book
Author : Lee Mattinson
Publisher : Theatre Communications Group
Release : 2012
ISBN : 9781848422674
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A shockingly funny journey through five decades of birthdays, weddings and hen dos, with plenty of hilariously lewd dialogue - Chalet Lines asks if we can ever cut the apron strings that tie us to our parents. Butlins, Skegness, Chalet Number 12 – where the Walker women have been going on holiday since 1961. It’s Nana Barbara’s seventieth, but the celebrations are unravelling. Loretta’s had too many cocktails, Jolene’s fallen tits-over-teeth for a redcoat, Abigail’s got more than knickers and hairspray in her suitcase, and the one guest that Barbara is waiting for, her daughter Paula, is more than overdue…

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Book
Author : Tennessee Williams
Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release : 1986
ISBN : 9780822201892
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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THE STORY: In a plantation house, a family celebrates the sixty-fifth birthday of Big Daddy, as they sentimentally dub him. The mood is somber, despite the festivities, because a number of evils poison the gaiety: greed, sins of the past and desper

Study Guide to Long Days Journey into Night by Eugene O Neill

Study Guide to Long Days Journey into Night by Eugene O   Neill Book
Author : Intelligent Education
Publisher : Influence Publishers
Release : 2020-09-12
ISBN : 1645421198
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day's Journey into Night, one of the best American plays of the twentieth-century. As a play of the twentieth-century, Long Day’s Journey into Night dives into universal themes of loneliness and love. Moreover, it masterfully displays integral human emotions in a way that pulls on the heart strings of all audiences. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Eugene O’Neill’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.

Days Without End

Days Without End Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : Good Press
Release : 2021-11-09
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Days Without End" by Eugene O'Neill. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Modern Monologue Men

The Modern Monologue   Men Book
Author : Michael Earley,Philippa Keil
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 1993
ISBN : 9780413672100
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Offers over 50 audition speeches celebrating the outstanding English, American and Continental dramatists of this century. The work of Amouilh, Arden, Baldwin, Barnes, Beckett, Behan, De Filippo, Gorky, Lorca, Mamet, Miller, Pirandello, Sartre and Wedekind is represented in monologues for men.

Exorcism

Exorcism Book
Author : Eugene O'Neill
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2012-02-28
ISBN : 0300181310
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Shortly after the debut of Exorcism in 1920, Eugene O'Neill suddenly canceled production and ordered all extant copies of the drama destroyed. For over ninety years, it was believed that the play was irrevocably lost, until it was recently discovered that O'Neill's second wife had in fact retained a copy, which she later gave to the prolific screenwriter and producer Philip Yordan. In early 2011, Yordan's widow discovered the typescript of Exorcism—complete with edits in O'Neill's own hand—in her late husband's vast trove of papers. The discovery and publication of Exorcism, a relatively early play in the O'Neill corpus, furthers our knowledge of O'Neill's dramatic development and reveals a pivotal point in the career of this great American playwright. Revolving around a suicide attempt, Exorcism draws on a dark incident in O'Neill's own life. This defining event led to his first serious efforts to write. Exorcism displays early examples of O'Neill's unparalleled skills of capturing deeply personal human drama, and it explores major themes—mourning and melancholia, addiction and sobriety, tensions between fathers and sons—that would permeate his later work. According to Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library curator Louise Bernard, who acquired the play from a New York bookseller, “Exorcism might be read as a preparatory sketch that resonates powerfully with Long Day's Journey into Night, one that brings the O'Neill family drama full circle in ways at once intimate and grandly conceived.”