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Author Diggins, John P.

Title Eugene O'Neill's America : desire under democracy / John Patrick Diggins.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    812.52 O'NEILL,E DIG    Available
Description xv, 305 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-282) and index.
Contents Knowers unknown to ourselves -- The misery of the misbegotten -- The playwright as thinker -- Anarchism: the politics of the "long loneliness" -- Beginnings of American history -- "Lust for possession" -- Possessed and self-dispossessed -- "Is you a nigger, nigger?" -- "The merest sham": women and marriage -- Religion and the death of death -- "The Greek dream in tragedy is the noblest ever" -- Waiting for hickey -- The theater as temple.
Subject O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Family relationships.
Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Psychology.
America -- In literature.
ISBN 9780226148809 (cloth : alk. paper) : $29.00
0226148807 (cloth : alk. paper)

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