This book has been compiled to provide a representative selection of mid-twentieth century American drama. The first play, Long Day's Journey into Night, by Eugene O'Neill (1888-1953), dates back to 1941. The Autumn Garden, by Lillian Hellman (b. 1905), was written a decade later....
INTRODUCTION By Lionel Trilling
The three plays in this volume have a double significance. They represent an important phase in the cultural life of America and they mark the first full steps in the philosophic search to which Eugene O'Neill has devoted his artistic life.
The Emperor Jones,...
The cycle of plays which was to have been the culmination of Eugene O'Neill's career as a dramatist occupied the major portion of the last ten years of his writing life. "A Tale of Possessors Self-dispossessed" was to have traced the fortunes of an American family, the Harfords,...
Personen: Amed.ee ¦ Der Kapitän ¦ Der Gendarm ¦ Ciarisse ¦ Madame Batrilant • Die
Mexikanerin • Ein Matrose
Eine Kabine auf einem Postscbiff aus der Zeit des zweiten Kaiserreichs. Helle Holztäfelung. Hier das bläuliche Rund des Bullauges, dort der weiße...
Scene—Back room and a section of the bar at Harry Hope's —early morning in summer, 1912.
Scene—Back room, around midnight of the same day.
Scene—Bar and a section of the back room—morning of the i following day. t Act Four
I Scene—Same as Act...