“On O'Neill” is an archive of previously published (or presented) essays by O'Neill scholars. Scholars wishing to include their essays in the archive should consult the "On O'Neill" submission guidelines.

Manheim On O'Neill
Michael Manheim taught Shakespeare and modern drama at the University of Toledo, before retiring to Vermont. He is the author of  Eugene O'Neill's New Language of Kinship (1982), as well as many papers, articles and reviews on Shakespeare and O'Neill. He was editor of the Cambridge Companion to Eugene O'Neill (1998) and Vital Contradictions: Characterization in the Plays of Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, and O'Neill (2002). He was a past President of the Eugene O'Neill Society. Michael Manheim died on January 5, 2011.

Shaughnessy On O'Neill
Edward L. Shaughnessy taught modern drama and modern Irish literature at Butler University, Indianapolis. He was author of Eugene O'Neill in Ireland: The Critical Reception (1988) and Down the Nights and Down the Days: Eugene O'Neill's Catholic Sensibility (1996), and was a founding member of the Eugene O'Neill Society (1978).  Professor Shaughnessy passed away on January 22, 2005.

The Gelbs On O'Neill
Arthur Gelb is the former managing editor of The New York Times.  In the 1950's, he was assistant drama critic under Brooks Atkinson, then served as the newspaper's chief cultural correspondent, cultural editor and later as metropolitan editor.  Together with his wife Barbara, he authored the seminal biography, O'Neill (1962), an updated first volume of that biography, O'Neill: Life with Monte Cristo (2000), and Eugene O’Neill – A Documentary Film (2006, with Ric Burns).

Barbara Gelb is the author of So Short a Time, a biography of John Reed and Louise Bryant, and the one-character play, My Gene, based on O'Neill's widow, Carlotta Monterey.  Together with her husband Arthur, she authored the seminal biography O'Neill (1962), an updated first volume of that biography, O'Neill: Life with Monte Cristo (2000), and Eugene O’Neill – A Documentary Film (2006, with Ric Burns).

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