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Editor: Frederick Wilkins
Suffolk University, Boston

Vol. XI, No. 3
Winter, 1987



DAVID W. BERRY, who teaches at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, has published articles in the Colby Library Quarterly, the Kansas School Board Journal and Brandywine Magazine, and is currently completing a study of Moll Flanders.

STEVEN F. BLOOM, who teaches English at Emmanuel College, has published frequently on O'Neill. His essay, "O'Neill's Use of Drinking and Alcoholism in Long Day's Journey Into Night," appeared in Critical Essays on Eugene O'Neill, ed. James J. Martine (G.K. Hall, 1984).

THOMAS F. CONNOLLY is a Lecturer in English at Suffolk University, a doctoral candidate in theatre at Tufts University, and a frequent reviewer of O'Neill productions for the Newsletter.

RICHARD B. EATON and MADELINE C. SMITH teach English at West Virginia University and Christopher Newport College, respectively. The article in this issue is "an offshoot of an annotated bibliography of O'Neill (a kind of updating of Miller) that we have been laboring over for a couple of years and that is tentatively slated for completion in the spring of 1988" (RBE).

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).

KAREN ILLINGWORTH, a 1986 graduate of the MA Theatre program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, served as dramaturg for the recent UNCG production of A Touch of the Poet directed by Dr. Betty Jean Jones.

WARD B. LEWIS, a frequent reporter on O'Neill productions in the South, is Professor of German at the University of Georgia. His book, Eugene O'Neill: The German Reception of America's First Dramatist, was published in 1984 by Peter Lang.

JORDAN Y. MILLER, Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Rhode Island and Secretary-Treasurer of the Eugene O'Neill Society, is the author of Eugene O'Neill and the American Critic and Playwright's Progress: O'Neill and the Critics.

TERRY REED, Professor of English at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, is the author of the volumes on S. N. Behrman and Truman Capote in Twayne's American Authors Series, and is completing a study of Herman Wouk that is scheduled for 1988 publication by Greenwood Press.

YVONNE SHAFER, former editor of Ibsen News and Comment, the official publication of the Ibsen Society of America, is the author of four books--most recently, Approaches to Teaching Ibsen's A Doll House, a highly praised volume that she edited for MLA.

LOWELL SWORTZELL is Professor of Educational Theatre at New York University, where he recently completed the latest edition of his graduate seminar on the Theatre of Eugene O'Neill. An earlier version of his essay in this issue was presented, with slide illustrations at the conference on O'Neill's "later years" at Suffolk University in Boston on May 31, 1986.

PAUL D. VOELKER, Professor of English and Drama at the University of Wisconsin Center-Richland, is President of the American Drama Society and a member of the Board of Directors of the Eugene O'Neill Society.

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.



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