Odets and Miller also were social critics, probably more so than O'Neill, but both playwrights tended to couch their criticisms in exposs featuring families or professional colleagues, and both playwrights seemed to be decidedly more urban than O'Neill ever was.
In fact, both Odets and Miller might be seen as writers preternaturally interested in exploring the dialectic between the dying agrarian consciousness, at least as extrapolated and generalized then superimposed onto a given character or two, and the nascent demands of big city existence.
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Eugene O'Neill was one of the first American writers to prove that outstanding drama wasn't simply the province of the Europeans or in fact the Russians.
she is extremely beautiful, has a great body and has performed in some memorable scenes that i cherish...
The morning of a small town Labor Day picnic, a drifter blows into town to visit an old fraternity buddy who also happens to be the son of the richest man in town.
Inge seems to frequently get bypassed in discussions of mid-century American drama, despite the fact that he had a string of notable successes in the 1940's and 1950's, not to mention the fact that he won the Pulitzer Prize for what is arguably still his best remembered and most often performed piece, Picnic.
she became an instant favorite the first time i saw her.
Hal is an egocentric braggart - all potential and no accomplishment.
He meets up with Madge Owens, the town beauty queen and girlfriend of Alan Benson.
"There has never been and never will be a relationship or friendship between Ray Allen and Mr. They have never met and never have spoken." "Ray obviously hasn’t threatened anyone.
Any statement or inference otherwise is a complete fabrication.