Long Day's Journey into Night

Long Day's Journey into Night

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by Eugene O'Neill
     
 

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Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical play Long Day's Journey into Night is regarded as his finest work. First published by Yale University Press in 1956, it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 and has since sold more than one million copies. This edition includes a new foreword by Harold Bloom. See more details below

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Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical play Long Day's Journey into Night is regarded as his finest work. First published by Yale University Press in 1956, it won the Pulitzer Prize in 1957 and has since sold more than one million copies. This edition includes a new foreword by Harold Bloom.

Editorial Reviews

Boston Globe
The definitive edition of a �play of old sorrow, written in tears and blood,' as O'Neill described it in dedicating it to his wife, Carlotta.
Booknews
**** O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, written in 1940, was first published by Yale UP in 1956. This is a newly designed edition with several previously missing lines of dialog and stage direction restored. Cloth edition (unseen), $18.50. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300166224
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
113,559
File size:
2 MB

What People are saying about this

Harold Bloom
By common consent, Long Day's Journey into Night is Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece. . . . The helplessness of family love to sustain, let alone heal, the wounds of marriage, of parenthood, and of sonship, have never been so remorselessly and so pathetically portrayed, and with a force of gesture too painful ever to be forgotten by any of us.
(— Harold Bloom, from the foreword)
Jose Quintero
Only an artist of O'Neill's extraordinary skill and perception can draw the curtain on the secrets of his own family to make you peer into your own. Long Day's Journey into Night is the most remarkable achievement of one of the world's greatest dramatists.
(— Jose Quintero)
Barbara Gelb
The play is an invaluable key to its author's creative evolution. It serves as the Rosetta Stone of O'Neill's life and art.
(— Barbara Gelb)

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