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O"Neill, son and playwright

Louis Sheaffer

O"Neill, son and playwright

by Louis Sheaffer

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Published by Paragon House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • O"Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.,
  • O"Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 -- Family.,
  • O"Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Family relationships.,
  • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Louis Sheaffer.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3529.N5 Z797 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 543 p. :
    Number of Pages543
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2044543M
    ISBN 101557781850
    LC Control Number88021476

      How playwright Eugene O'Neill paved the way for giants like Tennessee Williams and Arthur Millar. Robert M. Dowling's thoughtful book restores balance to . Now a full-time playwright and author of several full-length plays, Eugene O’Neill won the Pulitzer Prize three times in his early career for Beyond the Horizon (), Anna Christie () and Strange Interlude (). Other famous plays he wrote in this period of success included The Hairy Ape (), Desire Under the Elms (), Mourning Becomes Electra () and Ah, Wilderness!

    The most lauded playwright in American history, Eugene O'Neill () won four Pulitzer Prizes and a Nobel Prize for a body of work that includes The Iceman Cometh, Mourning Becomes Electra, Desire Under the Elms, and Long Day's Journey into life, the direct source for so much of his art, was one of personal tumult from the very beginning/5(26). From to the present, Eugene O'Neill's plays have been magnets for actors and directors. Browse this gallery of photographs from performances of the plays, and read quotes from reviews that.

    The article appeared in Virginia Floyd's book O'Neill, A World View (New York: Ungar, , pp. ). In childhood, Sheaffer tells us, Eugene accounted for his mother's erratic behavior with the belief that she was "mentally unstable" (Sheaffer, O'Neill, Son and Playwright, p. 80). In the plays he wrote as an adult, the numerous portraits of. Eugene O’Neill, foremost American dramatist and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in His masterpiece, Long Day’s Journey into Night (produced posthumously in ), is at the apex of a long string of great plays, including Beyond the Horizon (), Ah! .


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“The one thing that explains more than anything about me is the fact that I’m Irish,” playwright Eugene O’Neill informed his son Eugene Jr in   Robert M. Dowling’s thoughtful book restores balance to the slightly skewed 21st-century reputation of America’s greatest playwright.

The ubiquity on world stages of Eugene O’Neill’s three Written: O'Neill's reputation as the preeminent American playwright still exists in a limbo of divided opinion, but no one who reads Louis Sheaffer's two-volume biography (the first installment, O'Neill, Son and Playwright, appeared two years ago) can be in doubt about the hell of O'Neill's life.

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Shane was the son of playwright Eugene O'Neill and his second wife Agnes Boulton O'Neill. Agnes was buried under the name Agnes Boulton and lies next to her son in the Boulton family was Eugene's second wife. According to a WikiTree report Shane was an accomplished sculptor who served in the Merchant.

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Wins first Pulitzer Prize In O'Neill's early writing he concentrated heavily on the one-act form. His hard work led to great success with the production of his full-length Beyond the Horizon (), for which he won his first Pulitzer Prize.

The play is similar to the one-act form in its structure, but by adding a poetic and well-spoken character, O'Neill was able to reach high dramatic moments. Eugene O'Neill is perhaps one of the best-known American playwrights of all time, and received numerous accolades throughout his lengthy career.

He is best categorized as a playwright in the realist school, and is credited with bringing realism, a dramatic technique initially employed by the European playwrights Anton Chekhov and Henrik Ibsen.Dowling sensibly relies on Louis Sheaffer’s pioneering research in “O’Neill: Son and Playwright” () and “O’Neill: Son and Artist” () for most biographical facts.Great deals on Hardcover Nonfiction Books in English Eugene O'Neill.

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