Eugene O'Neill

(October 16th, 1888 — November 27th, 1953)

Eugene O’Neill was an American playwright and winner of the 1936 Nobel Prize in Literature. He wrote prolifically and nearly all of his plays involve tragedy or personal pessimism. His works have been compared to those of Anton ChekhovHenrik Ibsen, and August Strindberg.

His plays were among the first to include speeches in American English vernacular and to involve characters on the fringes of society. The drama Long Day’s Journey into Night is often considered on of the finest U.S. plays in the 20th century.

Eugene O'Neill is a book author.

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