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Title:
Eugene O'Neill's America : desire under democracy
Author:
Diggins, John P.
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Publication Information:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xv, 305 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Knowers unknown to ourselves -- The misery of the misbegotten -- The playwright as thinker -- Anarchism: the politics of the "long loneliness" -- Beginnings of American history -- "Lust for possession" -- Possessed and self-dispossessed -- "Is you a nigger, nigger?" -- "The merest sham": women and marriage -- Religion and the death of death -- "The Greek dream in tragedy is the noblest ever" -- Waiting for hickey -- The theater as temple.
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ISBN:
9780226148809
Format :
Book