REPRESENTED IN THIS ISSUE
critic, novelist and playwright, has written articles for The
Kenyon Review, Dissent, Commonweal, and The
Columbia Forum. His most recent books are the critical study,
and Pathos: The Theater of O’Neill (Bucknell U. Press,
1976), and a novella, The Same Thing Happening Over and Over (The
CUNNINGHAM, Professor of English at San Jose State University and
currently Senior Fulbright Lecturer in American Literature at the
Jagiellonian University of Cracow, Poland, will co-chair a special
session on “Critical Approaches to O’Neill’s Later Plays
(after 1931)” at the 1977 MLA Convention in Chicago next
December. His co-coordinator will be Professor Letitia Dace of
John Jay College, CUNY. Interested O’Neillians should see last
February’s MLA Newsletter for further details.
JACKSON, Professor of Theatre and Drama at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison, is the author of The Broken World of
Tennessee Williams. Her experiences as literary adviser to
Mme. Birgit Culberg’s television ballet, “The Dreamer,”
based on A Touch of the Poet, will be described in a
forthcoming issue of the Newsletter. Her paper on “O’Neill the
Humanist” was delivered at the 1976 MLA Convention in New York
MICHEAL O HAODHA,
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dublin’s Abbey Theatre,
which he accompanied to the United States and Canada during its
1976 tour, has long been active as playwright and producer in the
stage and radio drama of Ireland. He is the author of The
Abbey--Then and Now (1969) and Theatre in Ireland
(1974). The latter was published in the U.S. by Rowman and
Littlefield, and in England by Blackwell, Oxford.
GEORGE H. “PAT” QUINBY studied under George Pierce Baker at Yale, and was stage manager for Grand Hotel and Double Door in New York City before returning to his alma mater, Bowdoin College, in 1934, where he was director of dramatics until 1966 and taught playwriting until 1969. While an undergraduate at Bowdoin, he won a contest with a speech on O’Neill’s early plays and received a congratulatory letter from O’Neill, which he treasures. His O’Neill productions at Bowdoin included Bound East for Cardiff, Long Day’s Journey, The Straw, The Emperor Jones and Ah, Wilderness! He followed O’Neill to sea as a merchant seaman in ‘25-’26.
PAUL D. VOELKER,
Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin
Center, Marshfield, is the author of “The Early Plays of Eugene
O’Neill, 1913-1915,” the doctoral dissertation synopsized in
this issue of the Newsletter. His review of the Guthrie Theatre
production of A Moon for the Misbegotten will appear in a
PUBLICATIONS ON O’NEILL
Adler, Thomas P.
“‘Through a Glass Darkly’: O’Neill’s Esthetic Theory as
Seen Through His Writer Characters.” Arizona Quarterly
(Summer 1976), pp. 171-183.
Blesch, Edwin J.
“O’Neill’s Hughie: A Misconceived Experiment?” Nassau
Review, 2, no. 5 (1974), 1-8.
“More More on O’Neill.” Michigan Quarterly Review (Fall
1976), pp. 467-472.
Fiet, Lowell A.
“O’Neill’s Modification of Traditional American Themes in A
Touch of The Poet.” Educational Theatre Journal
(December 1975), pp. 508-515.
Going, William T.
“Eugene O’Neill, American.” Papers on Language and
Literature (Fall 1976), pp. 384-401.
ed. Eugene O’Neill: A Collection of Criticism. New York:
“Comedy in the Plays of Eugene O’Neill.” Players
(February-March 1976), pp. 92-95.
“The Other O’Neill.” In The Twenties, ed. Warren French
(Deland, Florida: Everett Edwards, 1975), pp. 455-473.
Bernhard. “O’Neill und die Rezeption spätburgerlichkritischer
Dramatik.” Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik,
23, no. 4 (1975), 314-321.
Stroupe, John H.
“The Abandonment of Ritual: Jean Anouilh and Eugene O’Neill.” Renascence
(Spring 1976), pp. 147-154.
--from Charles A. Carpenter, “Modern Drama Studies: An Annual Bibliography,” Modern Drama (June 1977).
© Copyright 1999-2007 eOneill.com