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Download PDF by Edward L. Shaughnessy: Down the Nights and Down the Days: Eugene O'Neill's Catholic

By Edward L. Shaughnessy

ISBN-10: 0268008825

ISBN-13: 9780268008826

ISBN-10: 0268008957

ISBN-13: 9780268008956

This most modern publication from veteran O’Neillian Edward L. Shaughnessy examines the impact of the Irish playwright’s Catholic history on his ethical mind's eye. Critics, as a result of O'Neill's early renunciation of religion at age 15, have in most cases missed this presence in his paintings. whereas Shaughnessy makes no try to reclaim him for Catholicism, he uncovers proof that O'Neill retained the imprint of his Irish Catholic upbringing and acculturation in his paintings. Shaughnessy discusses numerous key performs from the O’Neill cannon, resembling lengthy Day’s trip into evening, The Iceman Cometh, and Mourning turns into Electra, in addition to the lesser-known Ile and Days endlessly. Winner of the Irish in the United States Manuscript pageant, Down the times and Down the Nights: Eugene O’Neill’s Catholic Sensibility is a compelling research into the psyche of 1 of the main wonderful, the world over venerated playwrights of our time.

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