New York: Oxford University Press, 1972
Revised Edition, 1988



I  The Tyro (1913-1914)
The Beginning
, A Wife for a Life, The First Plays, The Web, Recklessness/Abortion, Warnings, Fog, Thirst, Servitude, Bread and Butter, Bound East for Cardiff

II The Student (1914-1916)
George Pierce Baker
, The Personal Equation, Now I Ask You, The Harvard Plays

III  The Amateur (1916-1917)
George Cram Cook
, Before Breakfast, In the Zone, The Long Voyage Home, The Moon of the Caribbees, Ile, Tomorrow

IV  Pause (1918-1919)
S.O.S., Shell-Shock, Where the Cross is Made, The Rope, The Dreamy Kid, Exorcism, The Straw, Beyond the Horizon

V  Amateur’s End (1920)
The Emperor Jones, Gold, Diff’rent, The First Man, “Anna Christie”

VI  The Triumvirate, 1 (1922-1924)
The Art Theatre, Sheldon Cheney, Kenneth Macgowan, Welded, All God’s Chillun Got Wings, Desire Under the Elms

VII  The Triumvirate, 2 (1921-1926)
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, The Fountain, The Hairy Ape, Marco Millions, The Great God Brown, Lazarus Laughed

VIII  The End of Experiment (1924-1932)
Strange Interlude, Dynamo, Days Without End

IX  The Historian (1929-1933)
Mourning Becomes Electra, Ah, Wilderness!

X  The Door and the Mirror (1933-1941)
Retreat, The Cycle, The Calms of Capricorn, The Cycle (continued), A Touch of the Poet, More Stately Mansions, The Iceman Cometh, Hughie, Long Day’s Journey into Night, A Moon for the Misbegotten

Bibliographical Note

A Note on the Revised Edition


Appendix I. The Staging of the Tao House Plays

Appendix II. The Casts of O'Neill's Plays

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