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Anna Christie

(Revision of Chris Christopherson)

Adler, Thomas P. ‘Beyond Synge: O’Neill’s Anna Christie.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 12 i 1988 34-39 [S6]

Black, Stephen  A. Eugene O’Neill: beyond  mourning and tragedy. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2000, 230-33, 261-64 and see index

Bogard, Travis. Contour in time: the plays of Eugene O’Neill. Rev. ed. NY: Oxford UP, 1988, 151-65 (incorporates ‘Anna Christie: her fall and rise.’ Pp 62-71 in Gassner [M249])

-----. ‘“My Yosephine”: the music from Anna Christie.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 8 iii 1984 12-13 [S11]

Brietzke, Zander. ‘Tragic vision and the happy ending in “Anna Christie”.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 24 2000 43-60

Codde, Philippe. ‘“Dat ole davil, sea”: cowardice and redemption in Eugene O’Neill’s Anna Christie.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 22 1998 23-32 [S16]

Cubeta, Paul M. Modern drama for analysis. NY: Holt, Rinehart, 1963, 254-57

Di Giuseppe, Rita. ‘Anna Christie e la dialettica della menzogna vitale.’ Quaderni di Lingue e Letterature 17 1992 63-83

Dinu, Mihai. ‘Continuité et changement dans la stratégie des personnages dramatiques.’ Cahiers de Linguistique Théorique et Appliquée 10 1973 5-26 [S148]

Eisen, Kurt. The inner strength of opposites: O’Neill’s novelistic drama and  the melodramatic imagination. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Pr., 1994, 34-38

Engel, Edwin A. The haunted heroes of Eugene O’Neill. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1953, 39-45

Flory, Claude R. ‘Notes on the antecedents of Anna Christie.’ PMLA 86 1971 77-83 [M249]

Floyd, Virginia. The plays of Eugene O’Neill: a new assessment. NY: Ungar, 1985, 192-201

Frazer, Winifred L. ‘Chris and Poseidon: man versus God in Anna Christie.’ Modern Drama 12 1969 279-85 [M249]

-----. The theme of loneliness in  modern American drama. Gainesville: Univ. of Florida Pr., 1960, 50-56

Garvey, Sheila H. ‘Anna Christie and the “fallen woman genre.”’ Eugene O’Neill Review 19 1995 66-80 [S27]

-----. ‘Anna Christie in New Haven: a theatrical odyssey.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 14 1990 53-70 [S27]

Hall, Ann C. ‘“Gawd, you’d think I was a piece of furniture”: O’Neill’s Anna Christie.’ Pp ?? in Katherine Burkman & Judith Roof, eds. Staging the rage: the web of misogyny in modern drama. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1998 171-82 [S98]

Holmberg, Arthur. ‘Fallen angels at sea: Garbo, Ullmann, Richardson, and the contradictory prostitute in Anna Christie.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 20 1996 43-63 [S34]

Johnson, Katie N. Sisters in sin: brothel drama in America, 1900-1920. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2006, 183-200: ‘The repentant courtesan in “Anna Christie” and the lesbian prostitute in [Sholom Asch’s] The God of Vengeance’ (183-96 on the play; from ‘“Anna Christie”:  the repentant courtesan, made respectable.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 26 2004 87-104)

Kobernick, Mark. Semiotics of the drama and the style of Eugene O’Neill. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1989, 41-66: ‘A representative segment analysis: Anna Christie I vi’ (consists largely of charts)

Lahr, John. Light fantastic: adventures in theatre. NY: Dell, 1996, 199-206: ‘Eugene O’Neill: selling the sizzle’ [S103] (New Yorker essay / interview on a production of the play)

Lewis, Ward B. Eugene O’Neill: the German reception of America’s first dramatist. NY: Lang, 1984, 14-24

Mathur, Charu. Women in the plays of Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams. Jaipur: Rawat, 2002, 22-29

McAleer, John J. ‘Christ symbolism  in Anna Christie.’ Modern Drama 4 1962 389-96 [M249]

McDonough, Edwin J. Quintero directs O’Neill: an examination of eleven plays of Eugene O’Neill staged by José Quintero in New York City, 1956-1981. Chicago: A Capella Books, 1991, 182-201: ‘Anna Christie [1977]’

Miliora, Maria T. Narcissism, the family, and  madness: a self-psychological study of Eugene O’Neill and his plays. NY: Lang, 2000, 55-59

Orlandello, John. O’Neill on film. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1982, 21-37: ‘Anna Christie (1923 and 1930)’

Pettegrove, James P. ‘“Snuff’d out by an article”: Anna Christie in Berlin.’ Maske und Kothurn 27 1981 335-45 [S51] (the original 1923 production)

Reed, Terry. ‘O’Neill’s Nausikaa episode.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 11 iii 1987 8-9 [S54]

Robinson, James A. Eugene O’Neill and Oriental thought: a divided vision. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1982, 94-99

Shafer, Yvonne. Performing O’Neill: conversations with actors and directors. NY: St. Martin’s Pr., 2001, 19-24

Smith, Madeline C. ‘Anna Christie’s baptism.’ Recorder 3 i 1989 57-63 [S61]

Tiusanen, Timo. O’Neill’s scenic images. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1968, 86-89

Törnqvist, Egil. A drama of souls: studies in O’Neill’s super-naturalistic technique. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1969, see index

Voglino, Barbara. Perverse mind: Eugene O’Neill’s struggle with closure. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1999, 35-45: ‘Feminism  versus fatalism: uncertainty as closure in “Anna Christie”

Weigel, Robert G. ‘Theatralik und Melodramatik: komparative Bemerkungen zu Franz Grillparzers Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen und Eugene O’Neills Anna Christie.’ Pp 231-51 in Joseph P. Strelka, ed. Für all, was Menschen je erfahren, ein Bild, ein Wort und auch ein Ziel: Beiträge zu Grillparzers Werk. Bern: Lang, 1995

Westgate, J. Chris. ‘O’Neill’s “damned unconventional” play from the Prohibition years: Anna Christie.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 33 2012 56-70

-----. ‘Staging the “poor, wicked lot”: O’Neill’s rebuttal to fallen women plays.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 28 2006 62-79 (on the play, The Web, and The Iceman Cometh)

White, George C. ‘Directing O’Neill in China.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 9 i 1985 29-36 [S70]

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