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A Moon for the Misbegotten

Adler, Thomas P. American drama, 1940-1960: a critical history. NY: Twayne, 1994, 21-42: ‘Eugene O’Neill: “faithful realism” with a poet’s touch’ (37-40 on the play)

Ahrends, Günter. Traumwelt und Wirklichkeit im Spätwerk Eugene O’Neills. Heidelberg: Winter, 1978, 99-134

Ardolino, Frank. ‘Irish myth and legend in Long Day’s Journey Into Night and A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 22 1998 63-69 [S6]

Barlow, Judith E. Final acts: the creation of three late O’Neill plays. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Pr., 1985, 112-56: ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten

Bentley, Eric. What is theatre? Incorporating The dramatic event and other reviews, 1944-1967. NY: Atheneum, 1968, 16-19: ‘Eugene O’Neill’s pietŕ’ (from 1952 New Republic review of the book; repr. on pp 136-38 in Griffin)

Berlin, Normand. Eugene O’Neill. London: Macmillan, 1982, 149-53

-----. O’Neill’s Shakespeare. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Pr., 1993, 228-54 (incorporates  ‘Ghosts of the past: O’Neill and Hamlet.’ Massachusetts Review 20 1979 312-23 [S8])

-----. ‘Traffic of our stage: A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Massachusetts Review 48 2007 610-16

Black, Stephen  A. Eugene O’Neill: beyond  mourning and tragedy. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2000, 465-69 and see index

-----. ‘Letting the dead be dead: a reinterpretation of  A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Modern Drama 29 1986 544-55 [S9]

Bogard, Travis. Contour in time: the plays of Eugene O’Neill. Rev. ed. NY: Oxford UP, 1988, 451-58

Brietzke, Zander. The aesthetics of failure: dynamic structure in the plays of Eugene O’Neill. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2001, 77-92

Chiaromonte, Nicola. ‘Eugene O’Neill (1958).’ Sewanee Review 68 1960  494-501 (498-501 on the play)

Cohn, Ruby. Dialogue in American drama. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1971, 8-67: ‘The wet sponge of Eugene O’Neill’ (63-66 on the play)

Cronin, Harry C. Eugene O’Neill, Irish and American: a study in  cultural context. NY: Arno, 1976, 48-54

Edmiston, Scott. ‘Acting Misbegotten: the creative journey to O’Neill.’ Pp 238-54 in Bloom 3

Egri, Péter. Chekhov and O’Neill: the uses of the short story in Chekhov’s and O’Neill’s plays. Budapest: Akadémiai, 1986, 39-50

Falk, Doris V. Eugene O’Neill and the tragic tension: an interpretive study of the plays. NY: Gordian Pr., 1958, 171-77

Fitzgerald, John J. ‘Guilt and redemption in O’Neill’s last play: a study of  A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Texas Quarterly 9 i 1966 146-58 [M400]

Fjelde, Rolf. ‘Structures of forgiveness: the endings of A Moon for the Misbegotten and Ibsen’s Peer Gynt.’ Pp 51-57 in Liu [S91]

Floyd, Virginia. The plays of Eugene O’Neill: a new assessment. NY: Ungar, 1985, 566-82

Garvey, Sheila H. ‘New myths for old: a production history of the 2000 Broadway revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 24 2000 121-33

Hall, Ann C. “A Kind of Alaska”: women in the plays of O’Neill, Pinter, and Shepard. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1993, 17-53: ‘“What is a man without a good woman’s love?”: O’Neill’s madonnas’ (46-53 on the play)

Hermann, István. A személyiség nyomában: drámai kalauz. Budapest: MagvetĹ, 1972, 484-94: ‘Menekulesi kiserlet: O’Neill, Boldogtalan  hold

Hinden, Michael. ‘Desire and forgiveness: O’Neill’s diptych.’ Comparative Drama 14 1980 240-50 [S33]

----- ‘O’Neill and Jamie: a survivor’s tale.’ Comparative Drama 35 2001-02 435-45

Larner, Daniel. ‘O’Neill’s endings: the tragicomedy of distant echoes.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 31 2009 8-16 (exemplified by the play, More Stately Mansions, and Long Day’s Journey)

Lee, Robert C. ‘Eugene O’Neill’s remembrance: the past is the present.’ Arizona Quarterly 23 1967 293-305 [M193]

Lewis, Ward B. Eugene O’Neill: the German reception of America’s first dramatist. NY: Lang, 1984, 109-13

Manheim, Michael. Eugene O’Neill’s new language of  kinship. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse UP, 1982, 191-208

-----. ‘O’Neill’s transcendence of melodrama in A Touch of the Poet and A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Comparative Drama 16 1982 238-50 [S41]: repr. on pp 147-59 in Stroupe

-----. Vital contradictions: characterization in the plays of Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov and O’Neill. Brussels: Lang, 2002, 191-201

Marcuson, Lewis R. The stage immigrant: the Irish, Italians, and Jews in American drama, 1920-1960. NY: Garland, 1990, 197-205: ‘Moon for the Misbegotten

Mathur, Charu. Women in the plays of Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams. Jaipur: Rawat, 2002, 67-73

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, 164-81: ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten [1973-74]’

Omori, Yuji. ‘The stillbirth of modern humanity in A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 29 2007 111-28

Porter, Laurin R. The banished prince: time, memory, and ritual in the late plays of Eugene O’Neill. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Pr., 1988, 93-103: ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten: journey into light’

-----. ‘Friel’s questions, O’Neill’s answers: language, place, and cultural identity in Translations and A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 31 2009 40-50

Proehl, Geoffrey S. Coming home again: American family drama and the figure of the prodigal son. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1997, 132-34, 152-55, and see index

Raleigh, John H. ‘The Irish atavism of  A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Pp 229-36 in Floyd [S117]

-----. The plays of Eugene O’Neill. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1965, 233-35 and see index

Ready, Robert. ‘The play of the misbegotten.’ Modern Drama 31 1988 81-90 [S54]

Robinson, James A. ‘The metatheatrics of A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Pp 61-75 in Bagchee [S118]; repr. on pp 221-33 in Houchin

Sanchez, Aurélie. ‘A multi-faceted moon: Shakespearean and Keatsian echoes in Eugene O’Neill’s A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Pp 36-51 in Eisenhauer

Scheibler, Rolf. The late plays of Eugene O’Neill. Bern: Francke, 1970, 57-101

Schenker, Ueli. Eugene O’Neills Spätwerk. Zurich: Juris, 1965, 85-107

Shaughnessy, Edward L. Down  the nights and down the days: Eugene O’Neill’s Catholic sensibility. Notre Dame, IN: Univ. of Notre Dame Pr., 1996, 178-85

Shea, Laura. A Moon for the Misbegotten on the American stage: a history of the major productions. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008. 190 pp (incorporates ‘O’Neill, the Theatre Guild, and A Moon for the Misbegotten.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 27 2005 76-97)

Sievers, W. David. Freud on Broadway: a history of psychoanalysis and the American  drama. NY: Hermitage House, 1955, 97-133: ‘Freud, Jung, and O’Neill’ (129-32 on the play)

Singh, Tejpal. Eugene O’Neill: quest for reality in his plays. New Delhi: National Book, 1987, 151-56

Sjödin, Christer. ‘Obstacles to development: reflections on Eugene O’Neill’s play A Moon for the Misbegotten; special reference to banter, fear and suspicion.’ International Forum of Psychoanalysis 12 iv 2003 206-12

Smith, Madeline C. ‘The truth about Hogan.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 18 1994 163-70 [S62]

Spĺnberg, Sven J. ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten as elegy: an intertextual reading.’ Studia Neophilologica 61 1989 23-36 [S63]

Tiusanen, Timo. O’Neill’s scenic images. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1968, 304-15: ‘Virgin and son in the moonlight: A Moon for the Misbegotten

Törnqvist, Egil. A drama of souls: studies in O’Neill’s super-naturalistic technique. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1969, 241-46 and see index

Voglino, Barbara. Perverse mind: Eugene O’Neill’s struggle with closure. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1999, 112-26: ‘“Hopeless hope”: suspense in A Moon for the Misbegotten

Woertendyke, Ruis. ‘Directing A Moon for the Misbegotten at Pace University.’ Recorder 3 i 1989 144-50 [S71]

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