Early Plays by Eugene O'Neill

By Eugene O'Neill

This quantity brings to readers a variety of Eugene O'Neill's early paintings, written among 1914 and 1921 and produced for the degree among 1916 and 1922. integrated are seven one-act plays.

The Moon of the Caribbees - A Play in a single Act
Bound East for Cardiff - A Play in a single Act
The lengthy Voyage domestic - A Play in a single Act
In the area - A Play in a single Act
Ile - A Play in a single Act
Where the move is Made - A Play in a single Act
The Rope - A Play in a single Act
Beyond the Horizon - A Play in 3 Acts
The Straw - A Play in 3 Acts
The Emperor Jones
Anna Christie - A Play in 4 Acts
The bushy Ape - A Comedy of old and glossy existence in 8 Scenes

Edited with an creation by way of Jeffrey H. Richards.

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