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Editor: Frederick Wilkins
Suffolk University, Boston

Vol. XII, No. 3
Winter, 1988



NORMAND BERLIN, Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, is the author of The Secret Cause: A Discussion of Tragedy; Eugene O'Neill (recently reprinted by St. Martin's Press); and a casebook on Mourning Becomes Electra, The Iceman Cometh and Long Day's Journey to be published by Macmillan in London in early 1989.

STEPHEN A. BLACK, Professor of English at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia and author of a study of Whitman's creative process, has completed a book-length study of the biographical impetus behind O'Neill's dramatic art.

STEVEN F. BLOOM, Associate Professor of English at Emmanuel College and Chair of the O'Neill session at the Northeast Modern Language Association convention in Wilmington, Delaware next March, will serve as Book Review Editor of the Eugene O'Neill Review.

JEAN CHOTHIA, Fellow of Selwyn College and University Lecturer at Cambridge Unlversity, is the author of Forging a Language: A Study of the Plays of Eugene O'Neill. She is also interested in 18th century opera and directed a production of Handel's Flavio in April 1987.

A. JAMES FISHER is Chair of the Theater Department at Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana. His "Eugene O'Neill and Edward Gordon Craig" appeared in the Spring 1986 issue of the Newsletter (pp. 27-30).

ESTHER M. JACKSON, Professor of Drama at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a founding member of the Eugene O'Neill Society, is the author of The Broken World of Tennessee Williams and of studies of dramatic form in Miller, Albee, Baraka and Maxwell Anderson, in addition to numerous articles on O'Neill.

BETTE MANDL, Associate Professor of English at Suffolk University and the author of
Newsletter articles on The Iceman Cometh (Summer-Fall 1982) and Desire Under the Elms
(Summer-Fall 1987), is at work on a book-length study of O'Neill's plays from a
feminist perspective.

RICHARD F. MOORTON, Assistant Professor of Classics at Connecticut College, was Chair of the Collaborations III O'Neill Centennial Lecture Series cosponsored by Connecticut College and the Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center.

JAMES A. ROBINSON, Professor of English at the University of Maryland and author of Eugene O'Neill and Oriental Thought: A Divided Vision, will chair the special session on O'Neill ("Contemporary Critical Perspectives on Eugene O'Neill") at the December 1989 Modern Language Association Convention in Washington, DC.

YVONNE SHAFER has joined the drama faculty at the University of Southern Maine, where she organized an O'Neill Centennial symposium last October. She will serve as Production Review Editor of the Eugene O'Neill Review.

FREDERICK C. WILKINS, Chair and Professor of English at Suffolk University, is President of the Eugene O'Neill Society and founder and editor of the Eugene O'Neill Newsletter (1977-1988), which he will continue to guide in its new metamorphosis (1989+) as the Eugene O'Neill Review.



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