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Long Day's Journey Into Night - Eugene O'Neill
Long Day's Journey Into Night
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Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical play Long Day's Journey into Night is regarded as his finest work. First published by Yale University Press in 1956, it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 and has since sold more than one million copies. This edition, which includes a new foreword by Harold Bloom,... show more
Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical play Long Day's Journey into Night is regarded as his finest work. First published by Yale University Press in 1956, it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 and has since sold more than one million copies. This edition, which includes a new foreword by Harold Bloom, coincides with a new production of the play starring Brian Dennehy, which opens in Chicago in January 2002 and in New York in April.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780300093056 (0300093055)
ASIN: 300093055
Publisher: Yale University Press
Pages no: 179
Edition language: English
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Sparkles and Lightning
Sparkles and Lightning rated it
2.0
*yawn*
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Long Day's Journey into Night
Playwright Eugene O'Neill sold Random House the text of his intensely autobiographical 1941 play on the proviso that the play not be produced during O'Neill's lifetime. Two years after the playwright's death in 1953, the play was given its first Broadway staging and won a Pulitzer Prize. Set in 1912...
lonesomepoint
lonesomepoint rated it
Don't read this play if you or your family have a history of drug addiction and/or alcoholism and you don't want to be reminded of it. This play is about the disintegration of a family whose members are, variously, addicted to drugs or alcohol; tormented by the failure of their dreams; or dying from...
ReaderMarija's Reviews
ReaderMarija's Reviews rated it
5.0
Long Day’s Journey into Night is a true embodiment of that saying “The pen is mightier than the sword.” Witnessing a day in the life of the Tyrone family is like watching an all day fencing match, every member of the family constantly challenging each other to verbal duels. Some of their cutting rem...
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books!
Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
4.0
Great book. I love the interplay between the family members. Loved the movie with Katherine Hepburn and Sir Laurence Olivier.
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