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Anna Christie / The Emperor Jones / The…

Anna Christie / The Emperor Jones / The Hairy Ape (1922)

by Eugene O'Neill

Other authors: Lionel Trilling (Introduction)

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Contains: "The Emperor Jones", "Anna Christie" and "The Hairy Ape".
I enjoyed reading them and thought that "Anna Christie" was the best constructed and probably the easiest to stage of the three. ( )
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A dramas of human beings at war with their own condition by the Nobel laureate. The protagonist of The Emperor Jones is a black Pullman proter who claws and cons his way to the throne of a Caribbean island.

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These three early plays established O'Neills reputation as an important American playwright.

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