Mourning Becomes Electra

by  Eugene O'Neill

Full Length Play, Drama  /  19m, 12f

A trilogy comprising the plays Homecoming, The Hunted, and The Haunted - O'Neill, the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist transplants the themes of Aeschylus's Oresteia into Civil War-era New England.

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Mourning Becomes Electra

by  Eugene O'Neill

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    19m, 12f

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A trilogy comprising the plays Homecoming, The Hunted, and The Haunted - O'Neill, the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist transplants the themes of Aeschylus's Oresteia into Civil War-era New England.

Homecoming: A Play in Four Acts. Part One of the Trilogy.

The Hunted: A Play in Five Acts. Part Two of the Trilogy.

The Haunted: A Play in Four Acts. Part Three of the Trilogy.
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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 sentimental ...

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