Hughie by Eugene O'NeillHughie by Eugene O'Neill


byEugene O'Neill

Paperback | September 10, 1982

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Hughie, the only surviving manuscript from a series of eight one-act monologue plays that O'Neill planned in 1940, was completed in 1941. In the play, only two characters appear on stage; Hughie, the third and most important one, is dead. It is Hughie's innocence, gullibility, and need to believe in a far more exciting existence than he ever knew that gives purpose to the shabby livs of the two who remain. O'Neill here again writes of the defeated and the courage that comes by way of illusions.
Eugene O'Neill was born in New York City, the son of popular actors James O'Neill and Ellen Quinlan. As a young child, he frequently went on tour with his father and later attended a Catholic boarding school and a private preparatory school. He entered Princeton University but stayed for only a year. He took a variety of jobs, includin...
Title:HughieFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:39 pages, 10 × 6.25 × 0.68 inShipping dimensions:10 × 6.25 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1982Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0300028814

ISBN - 13:9780300028812