A Moon for the Misbegotten (Paperback)

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By Eugene O'Neill, Stephen A. Black (Introduction by)
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A new, affordable paperback edition of one O’Neill’s late masterpieces

Eugene O’Neill’s last completed play, A Moon for the Misbegotten is a sequel to his autobiographical Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Moon picks up eleven years after the events described in Long Day’s Journey Into Night, asJim Tyrone (based on O’Neill’s older brother Jamie) grasps at a last chance at love under the full moonlight. This paperback edition features an insightful introduction by Stephen A. Black, helpful to anyone who desires a deeper understanding of O’Neill’s work.

About the Author

Eugene O’Neill (1888-1953), the father of American drama, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama four times and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936.  Stephen A. Black is the author of the biography Eugene O’Neill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy, published by Yale University Press.

Praise For…

Selected as a 2007 AAUP University Press Book for Public and Secondary School Libraries

"It is not excessive to write that O’Neill created serious American drama."—Tony Kushner

Product Details
ISBN: 9780300118155
ISBN-10: 0300118155
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: August 28th, 2006
Pages: 176
Language: English