New PDF release: Down the Nights and Down the Days: Eugene O'Neill's Catholic

By Edward L. Shaughnessy

This most recent booklet from veteran O’Neillian Edward L. Shaughnessy examines the impression of the Irish playwright’s Catholic history on his ethical mind's eye. Critics, as a result of O'Neill's early renunciation of religion at age 15, have regularly missed this presence in his paintings. whereas Shaughnessy makes no try and reclaim him for Catholicism, he uncovers facts that O'Neill retained the imprint of his Irish Catholic upbringing and acculturation in his paintings. Shaughnessy discusses numerous key performs from the O’Neill cannon, resembling lengthy Day’s trip into evening, The Iceman Cometh, and Mourning turns into Electra, in addition to the lesser-known Ile and Days eternally. Winner of the Irish in the USA Manuscript pageant, Down the times and Down the Nights: Eugene O’Neill’s Catholic Sensibility is a compelling research into the psyche of 1 of the main very good, the world over commemorated playwrights of our time.

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