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Down the Nights and Down the Days free pdf Edward L. Shaughnessy examines the influence of the Irish playwright s Catholic heritage on his moral imagination. Critics, due to O'Neill's early renunciation of faith at age fifteen, have mostly overlooked this presence in his work. While Shaughnessy makes no attempt to reclaim him for Catholicism, he uncovers evidence that O'Neill retained the imprint of his Irish Catholic upbringing and acculturation in his work. Shaughnessy discusses several key plays from the O Neill cannon, such as "Long Day s Journey into Night, The Iceman Cometh," and "Mourning Becomes Electra," as well as the lesser-known" Ile" and "Days Without End.""

About Edward L. Shaughnessy

The late Edward L. Shaughnessy was the Edna R. Cooper Professor of English Emeritus at Butler University. He is the author of many articles that focus on issues of O Neill s cultural and family background as well as "Eugene O Neill in Ireland: The Critical Reception.""

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Author : Edward L. Shaughnessy
Publisher : University of Notre Dame Press
Data Published : 31 August 2000
ISBN : 0268008957
EAN : 9780268008956
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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