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Editor: Frederick Wilkins
Suffolk University, Boston

Vol. X, No. 3
Winter, 1986



TRUDY DRUCKER is Professor of English at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey. Two previous products of her forty-year "consuming interest in O'Neill" were an M.A. thesis on Greek influences in his work and an essay, "Sexuality as Destiny: The Shadow Lives of O'Neill's Women," that appeared in the Summer-Fall 1982 issue of the Newsletter (pp. 7-10).

SHEILA HICKEY GARVEY, who teaches acting, directing and theatre history at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and is an Equity member of the acting company at the Allenberry Playhouse in Boiling Springs, served as moderator of two sessions during the O'Neill conference last May. She is presently revising for publication her doctoral dissertation--a history of the Circle in the Square Theatre.

RONALD H. WAINSCOTT is Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts at Towson State University in Towson, Maryland. His doctoral dissertation at Indiana University comprised "A Critical History of the Professional Stage Direction of the Plays of Eugene O'Neill, 1920-1934." He presented a paper on Robert Edmond Jones' direction of The Fountain at the LSU Theatre Symposium in 1985, and a paper on Philip Moeller's direction of Mourning Becomes Electra at the Mid-America Theatre History Symposium in March 1986. The essay in this issue was presented on the Competitive Panel in Theatre History at the American Theatre Association Convention in Toronto in August 1985.

FREDERICK C. WILKINS, Chair and Professor of English at Suffolk University, is President of the Eugene O'Neill Society and editor of the Eugene O'Neill Newsletter. He organized and directed the 1984 and 1986 O'Neill conferences in Boston, and is preparing a collection of selected papers from the two conferences for publication (ere 16 October) in 1988.



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