Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 240 pages
Eugene O'Neill, one of America's finest dramatists, is best known for his plays The Iceman Cometh, Desire Under the Elms, and Long Day s Journey into Night. O'Neill's brilliant work won him four Pulitzer Prizes and the Nobel Prize in Literature, as well as a place among the most important writers in American history. Enhanced by a detailed chronology and bibliography, this newly updated volume in the Bloom's Modern Critical Views series is an in-depth exploration into the life and works of a playwright whose searing dramas continue to be a powerful presence on the American stage.
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