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Editor: Harley Hammerman
St. Louis, Missouri

Volume 1


Our Contributors

MARTHA GILMAN BOWER is professor of graduate studies in American Literature at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She痴 written three books on O誰eill痴 cycle plays, and edited the typescript of More Stately Mansions for Oxford University Press in 1988.

RICHARD BRUCHER teaches American and British drama (including Shakespeare) at the University of Maine, Orono.  He has written on O'Neill, Paul Robeson, and Othello for The Eugene O'Neill Review and on O'Neill's The Hairy Ape and David Mamet's Edmond in Gender and Genre: Essays on David Mamet.  He has also published articles and presented papers on Lillian Hellman and Arthur Miller, as well as on Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

RICHARD EATON is Emeritus Professor of English, West Virginia University.  Together with Madeline Smith, he has published three books on O誰eill, including Eugene O誰eill in Court: Documents in the Case of Georges Lewys v Eugene O誰eill, et al. (1993), Eugene O誰eill: An Annotated International Bibliography, 1973 through 1999 (2001) and Eugene O'Neill: Production Personnel (2005), as well as over 20 articles and reviews on or about O誰eill.

GLENDA E. GILL is Professor of Drama in Humanities at the Michigan Technological University in Houghton.  A theatre historian, she is the author of two books and more than twenty-five articles.  Reared at the Alabama A&M College at Normal, she was among fifteen theatre professionals commissioned by Harry J. Elam, Editor of Theatre Journal, to participate in a forum of black theatre for the December, 2005 issue.

HARLEY J HAMMERMAN, MD received his undergraduate and graduate degrees at Washington University in St. Louis.  He is currently a radiologist in private practice in the greater St. Louis area.

EILEEN HERRMANN-MILLER is a lecturer at Dominican University of California in San Rafael. She is the author of several articles on Eugene O誰eill and serves on the board of the Eugene O誰eill Foundation.

MARIKO HORI is Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo.  Her articles in English include "Author, Actor, Audience: the Metatheatrical Elements in the Late Plays of Eugene O'Neill" in Eugene O'Neill in China: An International Centenary Celebration and "Aspects of Noh Theatre in Three Late O'Neill Plays" in The Eugene O'Neill Review.  Her articles in Japanese include "The Images of Mother in Autobiographical Plays by O'Neill and Albee" in The American Theatre Crossing the Border.

WILLIAM DAVIES KING is Professor of Dramatic Art and mercifully no longer chair of the Department of Dramatic Art at the University of California, Santa Barbara.  He is the author of Henry Irving's Waterloo: Theatrical Engagements with Late-Victorian Culture and History, Writing Wrongs: The Work of Wallace Shawn, and A Wind is Rising: The Correspondence of Agnes Boulton and Eugene O'Neill.  Currently, he is at work on a biographical study of Agnes Boulton, a book on darkness and sixth sense in 19th-century performance, as well as a personal book on collecting, called Collections of Nothing.

RUPENDRA GUHA MAJUMDAR is a Senior Reader in English Literature at Ramjas College, Delhi University.  He has received two Fulbright Fellowships at Yale, a UGC Travel Grant, and the Writers Workshop-Sheaffer Award for Poetic Excellence.  Painter, sculptor, and writer, he has written four collections of poetry: Blunderbuss (1971), Apu's Initiation (1975), Tomcat (1980), and The Hiroshima Clock (1990).  In 2003 Peter Lang of Brussels published his book Central Man: The Paradox of Heroism in Modern American Drama.

ROSEMARY MCLAUGHLIN is an associate professor of Theatre Arts at Drew University and head of the Playwriting Program.  Her work has been awarded fellowships by the New Jersey State Council of the Arts.  She received her MFA in Theatre from Rutgers University and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.  Her play Patterson Falls is the first part of The American Moment trilogy about silk strikes, salons and the founding of the Provincetown Players, commissioned by Playwrights Theatre.

GEORGE MONTEIRO is Professor Emeritus of English and of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies and Adjunct Professor of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University.  His recent books include The Presence of Cames (1996), Conversations with Elizabeth Bishop (1998), The Presence of Pessoa (1998), Stephen Crane's Blue Badge of Courage (2000), and Fernando Pessoa and Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Literature (2000).

ELIZABETH OLDMAN is a graduate of Barnard College (B.A., English), Yale University (M.A., English), and New York University (Ph.D., English). She teaches Humanities at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, and First-year Writing at Eugene Lang College of New School University.  Her most recent essaysboth about John Milton and 17th century warfareare forthcoming in Studies in Philology and War, Literature, and the Arts, and her chapter on Satan痴 fabrication of gunpowder and related weaponry in Paradise Lost will be published in Exploring Scientific Learning in Early Modern Europe.

MICHAEL C. O'NEILL is Director of Theater at Lafayette College and an adjunct associate professor of writing and drama at New York University.  His work has appeared in Theatre Journal, Renascence, The Eugene O'Neill Review, The Polish Review, and The New York Times.  A director and playwright, he was visiting artist-in residence at Tao House in the spring of 2005.

WILLIAM. M. PETERSON is Professor Emeritus of English at Long Island University (Southampton College), where he taught dramatic literature and theater history. He has written on Restoration comedy, nineteenth century melodrama, and modern drama. He is dramaturg for the Peccadillo Theater on Bank Street, New York, which has produced several plays by O'Neill.

RICHARD COMPSON SATER received his PhD in fine arts from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, in 2001.  He writes fiction, non-fiction, plays, and the occasional article about a certain playwright. For more than nineteen years, he has served in the U.S. Air Force, currently assigned to Pacific Air Forces Headquarters, Hickam Air Force Base, Honolulu, as a public relations officer. He hopes to be promoted to lieutenant colonel this year ... and is scheduled to deploy to Iraq in September.

YVONNE SHAFER has published books on Ibsen, American Women Playwrights, and August Wilson. She has published a volume of interviews, Performing O誰eill: Conversations with Actors and Directors (2000), and her one-person performance piece, 摘ugene O誰eill Onstage, has been presented at Amerika Haus in Berlin and other locations in Europe, Canada, and the US. She has taught in Europe and China and now teaches at St. John痴 University.

MADELINE SMITH is Professor and Chair of English, California University of Pennsylvania. With Richard Eaton as coauthor, she has published three books on O誰eill, including Eugene O誰eill in Court: Documents in the Case of Georges Lewys v Eugene O誰eill, et al. (1993), Eugene O誰eill: An Annotated International Bibliography, 1973-1999 (2001) and Eugene O'Neill: Production Personnel (2005), in addition to over 20 articles or reviews on or about O誰eill.



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