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Editor: Frederick Wilkins
Suffolk University, Boston

Vol. IX, No. 3
Winter, 1985



SHEILA HICKEY GARVEY is Assistant Professor of Dramatic Arts at Dickinson College, Carlisle. PA. She is currently revising her NYU doctoral dissertation, "Not for Profit: The History of the Circle in the Square Theatre," for publication as a book.

EUGENE K. HANSON is Professor of English at the College of the Desert, a member of the Board of Directors of the Eugene O'Neill Society, and a regular reviewer of O'Neill productions for the Newsletter. His weekly column on drama appears in The Desert Sun (Palm Springs, CA).

LUTHER HANSON, a graduate of the MFA program in acting at the University of California at Irvine, has acted professionally in San Francisco. in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival at Ashland, and in Santa Rosa and Santa Maria. CA. He is presently a member of the Sacramento Theatre Company.

WILLIAM HAWLEY is a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has presented papers at a number of drama conferences, including the 1985 American Theatre Association convention in Toronto last August, where the essay in this issue was first delivered.

JOAN McQUEEN is a guidance counselor at John Jay High School in Katonah, NY, where a course on the plays of O'Neill inspired a paper from which the essay in this issue was drawn.

JORDAN Y. MILLER, Secretary of the Eugene O'Neill Society, retired this year from full-time teaching at the University of Rhode Island. Author of one of the first dissertations on O'Neill (Columbia, 1957), he is renowned for his Eugene O'Neill and the American Critic (now in its 2nd ed.) and Playwright's Progress: O'Neill and the Critics.

GARY VENA is Assistant Professor of English at Manhattan College. His doctoral dissertation (NYU, 1984) was on the 1946 production of The Iceman Cometh. His essay on "The Role of the Prostitute in the Plays of Eugene O'Neill" appeared in Drama Critique, and he was a member of the panel on "teaching O'Neill" at the 1984 O'Neill conference at Suffolk University in Boston.

FREDERICK C. WILKINS is Chair and Professor of English at Suffolk University, Vice President of the Eugene O'Neill Society, and editor of the Eugene O'Neill Newsletter. He directed the 1984 conference on "Eugene O'Neill--the Early Years," and is presently planning the follow-up conference on O'Neill's "later years," which will be held at Suffolk University from May 29 to June 1, 1986.



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