Eugene O'Neill

Standard Name: O'Neill, Eugene


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Occupation Djuna Barnes
In the late 1910s DB became involved with the Provincetown Players , writing plays and also acting in their productions. In Provincetown, Massachusetts she came into contact with Eugene O'Neill and Edna St Vincent Millay
Occupation Elizabeth Robins
ER set off for New York, where she met actor James O'Neill (father of playwright Eugene O'Neill ), who helped launch her acting career.
John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952. Routledge.
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Textual Features Carson McCullers
This includes much fascinating detail about the circumstances and forms of her earliest writing, and paints a vivid picture of her underlying attitudes: the longing for an exotic world quite unlike the familiar terrain of...
Textual Production Jan Morris
Morris wrote on a wide range of topics for the Times, contributing The Comic Strip in American Life and The Plays of Eugene O'Neill to a collection of articles jointly titled The American Press...
Textual Production Una Troubridge
UT helped the bass singer Nicola Rossi-Lemeni prepare a libretto for the Italian staging of the opera based on Eugene O'Neill 's The Emperor Jones.
Ormrod, Richard. Una Troubridge: The Friend of Radclyffe Hall. Carroll and Graf.
Cline, Sally. Radclyffe Hall: A Woman Called John. John Murray.


1 November 1920: US playwright Eugene O'Neill had his first...

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1 November 1920

US playwright Eugene O'Neill had his first big success when Emperor Jones, the earliest serious drama by an American with a Black protagonist, had its debut in New York in a production by the...


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