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Friday, 07 January

361. Space and Place in the Plays of Eugene O’Neill

5:15–6:30 p.m., Atrium II, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Eugene O’Neill Society

Presiding: Laurin R. Porter, Univ. of Texas, Arlington

Speakers: Vivian Casper, Texas Woman’s Univ.; Robert M. Dowling, Central Connecticut State Univ.; William Davies King, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Gwenola Le Bastard, Université Rennes 2 Haute Bretagne

Discussion on all topics regarding O’Neill’s use of space: practice of stagecraft, spaces as symbolic, open versus confined spaces, metaphors of space and place, characters’ relation to specific places, the importance and function of place, place and identity.

For abstracts, visit www.eugeneoneillsociety.org.

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