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Moon for the Misbegotten, A  

Moon for the Misbegotten, A $20.86 ex GST
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A Moon for the Bisbegotten, written in 1943, was O'Neill's last completed play. Autobiographical like its companion pieces, Long Day's Journey into Night and The Iceman Cometh, both also from the same period, Moon is based on the broken life of O'Neill's alcoholic brother James. Not without humour, the play 'may have the outline of melodrama, but that outline is filled with a raw passion and unassuageable guilt such as you rarely find in the modern theatre ... Your senses tell you that you are in the presence of a master.' - Michael Billington  




Cast : 4M, 1F

Nick Hern Books | 978-1-85459-139-5 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

Eugene O’Neill, born in New York City in 1888, is the author of over twenty plays including Moon for the Misbegotten, Anna Christie, The Emperor Jones, Desire Under the Elms, The Great God Brown, The Hairy Ape, All God's Chillun Got Wings, A Touch of the Poet, Mourning Becomes Electra, Long Day's Journey into Night, Strange Interlude and The Iceman Cometh.

He was the first American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died in 1951.

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