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Analyzed Collections of Essays About O’Neill

Within the following sections of  the bibliography, names in boldface preceded by “in” are used to show that a given essay is in the collection designated. Reprinted excerpts from books wholly about O’Neill are rarely denoted unless they are already listed under individual plays.

Bagchee, Shaymal, ed. Perspectives on O’Neill: new essays. Victoria, CA: English Literary Studies, Univ. of Victoria, 1988. 112 pp [S75]

Bennett, Michael Y., & Benjamin D. Carson, eds. Eugene O’Neill’s one-act plays: new critical perspectives. NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 208 pp (‘Essay abstracts,’ ix-xiii; Carson, ‘Introduction,’ 1-15)

Bloom, Harold, ed. Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night. NY: Bloom’s Literary Criticism, 2009. 239 pp (not yet examined; WorldCat entry lists contents)

Bloom 2:  -----, ed. Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night. NY: Bloom’s Literary Criticism, 2009. 239 pp (reprinted essays)

Bloom 3:  -----, ed. Eugene O’Neill. Ipswich, MA: Salem, 2013. 292 pp (‘Critical insights’ series; introduction by Bloom, 3-19: ‘On Eugene O’Neill; also available online)

Cargill, Oscar, et al., eds. O’Neill and his plays: four decades of criticism. NY: NYU Pr., 1961. 528 pp [M112]

Eisenhauer, Drew, & Brenda Murphy, eds. Intertextuality in American drama: critical essays on Eugene O’Neill, Susan Glaspell, Thornton Wilder, Arthur Miller and other playwrights. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Pr., 2013

Floyd, Virginia, ed. Eugene O’Neill: a world view. NY: Ungar, 1979. 309 pp [S92]

Frenz, Horst, & Susan H. Tuck, eds. Eugene O’Neill’s critics: voices from abroad. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1984. 225 pp [S93] (includes bibliography, 185-218)

Gassner, John, ed. O’Neill: a collection of critical essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1964. 180 pp [M121]

Griffin, Ernest G., ed. Eugene O’Neill: a collection of criticism. NY: McGraw-Hill, 1976. 151 pp [S97] (editor’s introduction, 1-20)

Halfmann, Ulrich, ed. Eugene O’Neill 1988: deutsche Beiträge zum 100. Geburtstag des amerikanischen Dramatikers. Tübingen: Narr, 1990. 273 pp

Herrmann, Eileen J., & Robert M. Dowling, eds. Eugene O’Neill and his early contemporaries: Bohemians, radicals, progressives and the avant garde. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Pr., 2011

Houchin, John H., ed. The critical response to Eugene O’Neill. Westport, CT: Greenwood Pr., 1993. 318 pp [S100] (reviews not analyzed)

Liu, Hai-Ping, & Lowell Swortzell, eds. Eugene O’Neill in China: An International Centenary Celebration. NY: Greenwood Pr., 1992. 308 pp [S104]

Manheim, Michael, ed. The Cambridge companion to Eugene O’Neill. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998. 256 pp [S106]

Martine, James J., ed. Critical essays on Eugene O’Neill. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1984. 214 pp [S107]

Maufort, Marc, ed. Eugene O’Neill and the emergence of  American drama. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1989. 207 pp (Costerus 75) [S108]

Miller, Jordan Y. Playwright’s progress: O’Neill and the critics. Chicago: Scott, Foresman, 1965. 184 pp

Moorton, Richard F., ed. Eugene O’Neill’s century: centennial views on America’s foremost tragic dramatist. NY: Greenwood Pr., 1991. 235 pp (editor’s introduction, xvii-xxiv) [S111]

Olin, Carol, ed. Eugene O’Neill centennial colloquium. Pueblo: Univ. of Southern Colorado, 1989. 35 pp

Prasad, V. R. N., et al., eds. T. S. Eliot & Eugene O’Neill: the dream and the nightmare. New Delhi: Ajanta, 1991 [S115]

Raleigh, John H., ed. Twentieth century interpretations of  The Iceman Cometh: a collection of critical essays. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1968. 117 pp

Stroupe, John H., ed. Critical approaches to O’Neill. NY: AMS Pr., 1988. 219 pp [S125]

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