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Beyond the Horizon

Beyond the Horizon

Eugene O'Neill

ISBN: 9780822201120

One of the most popular O'Neill plays.

The introspective and sensitive Robert falls in love with Ruth, who is engaged to his brother, Andrew; she marries Robert, and Andrew goes to sea. Ruth later discovers that her marriage has been a mistake and that she is still in love with Andrew. Th…

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The introspective and sensitive Robert falls in love with Ruth, who is engaged to his brother, Andrew; she marries Robert, and Andrew goes to sea. Ruth later discovers that her marriage has been a mistake and that she is still in love with Andrew. Three years pass, and Robert, sick and disillusioned, fails to make a go of the farm. Andrew returns, but brings with him only disillusion to Ruth and Robert. The latter, who yearns for the romance his brother is supposed to have enjoyed, sees in Andrew only an unimaginative materialist.
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Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill

When Eugene O’Neill (1888 – 1953) began writing for the stage early in the 20th century, the American theatre was dominated by vaudeville and romantic melodramas. Influenced by Strindberg, Ibsen, and other European playwrights, O’Neill vowed to create a theatre in America, stripped of false sentimentality, which would explore the deepest stirrings of the human spirit. In 1914, he wrote: “I want to ... view full profile

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