A Moon for the Misbegotten

Eugene O'Neill; With an Introduction by Stephen A. Black

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August 28, 2006
176 pages, 5 x 7 3/4
ISBN: 9780300118155

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A new, affordable paperback edition of one O’Neill’s late masterpieces

Eugene O’Neill’s last completed play, A Moon for the Misbegotten is a sequel to his autobiographical Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Moon picks up eleven years after the events described in Long Day’s Journey Into Night, asJim Tyrone (based on O’Neill’s older brother Jamie) grasps at a last chance at love under the full moonlight. This paperback edition features an insightful introduction by Stephen A. Black, helpful to anyone who desires a deeper understanding of O’Neill’s work.

Eugene O’Neill (1888-1953), the father of American drama, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama four times and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936.  Stephen A. Black is the author of the biography Eugene O’Neill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy, published by Yale University Press.

"It is not excessive to write that O’Neill created serious American drama."—Tony Kushner

Selected as a 2007 AAUP University Press Book for Public and Secondary School Libraries

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