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548. American Drama Seventy-Five Years after O'Neill's Nobel Prize

Thursday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 604, WSCC

Program arranged by the Eugene O'Neill Society

Presiding: Kurt Eisen, Tennessee Tech Univ.

1. "What Is the Porter's Past? Temporality in The Emperor Jones," Molly H. Hiro, Univ. of Portland

2. "Uneasy Lie the Heads That Wear the Crowns: Contradiction and Communal Spirits in The Emperor Jones and King Hedley II," Donald P. Gagnon, Western Connecticut State Univ.

3. "American Realist Drama and the Dysfunctional Family: Eugene O'Neill to Tracy Letts via Edward Albee and Sam Shepard," John O'Connor, Fairmont State Univ.


  • General Literature – Drama

  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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