Long Day's Journey Into Night

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Random House, Aug 31, 2011 - Drama - 160 pages
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Long Day's Journey into Night was written in 1940 but not staged until 1956, after O'Neill's death. Unashamedly autobiographical, it is, as he puts it himself in the dedicatory note, 'a play of old sorrow, written in tears and blood', a harrowing attempt to understand himself and his family.

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

Maybe the most intimate and autobiographical of O'Neill's plays, his mastery is as clear here as it is in his other work. In the space of a summer home and with a single family as not only the focus ... Read full review

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User Review  - GingerbreadMan - LibraryThing

Thereís of course no denying that this is a play with a massive impact on modern theatre, and thatís itís very well crafted. But to me, reading it for, I think, the third or fourth time, itís very ... Read full review

About the author (2011)

Eugene O'Neill was born in New York in 1888 and died in Boston in 1953. One of America's greatest playwrights, he was three times awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936.

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