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O’Neill and Other Playwrights

Abiteboul, Maurice. ‘Civilisation et régression dans L’Empereur Jones d’Eugene O’Neill et Vacances d’été de Francis Ebejer: le progrčs est-il un mythe?’ Commonwealth Essays and Studies10 i 1987 49-56

Adler, Thomas P. ‘Two plays for Puritans.’ Tennessee Williams Newsletter 1 i 1979 5-7 [S5] (Kingdom of Earth and the play)

Alexander, Doris M. ‘Captain Brant and [Shaw’s] Captain Brassbound: the origin of an O’Neill character.’ Modern Language Notes 74 1959 306-10 [M419]

Almási, Miklós. A drámafejlĹdés útjai: egy máfaj története GoethétĹl O’Neillig. Budapest: Akadémiai, 1969, 430-64: ‘A mai dráma elĹsményei: O’Neill és Brecht

Al-Shamma, James. ‘Worshiping the black sun: Melancholy in Eugene O’Neill and Sarah Ruhl.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 35 2014 61-78 (Ruhl is a touted playwright)

Ashri, Sumita. Eugene O’Neill and Tennessee Williams: an experimental dramatics. Jaipur: Book Enclave, 2013. 253 pp

Behrendt, Patricia F. ‘Images of women and the burden of myth: plagues on the houses of Gorky and O’Neill.’ Pp 161-69 in James Redmond, ed. Drama and philosophy. Themes in drama, 12. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1990 [S76] (The Iceman Cometh and The Lower Depths)

Ben-Zvi, Linda. ‘[Joyce’s] Exiles, The Great God Brown, and the specter of Nietzsche.’ Modern Drama 24 1981 251-69 [S7]

-----. ‘Susan Glaspell and Eugene O’Neill.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 6 ii 1982 21-29 [S8]; ‘Susan Glaspell and Eugene O’Neill: the imagery of gender.’  Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 10 i 1986 22-27 [S8] (The Verge and The Hairy Ape)

Berlin, Normand. O’Neill’s Shakespeare. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Pr., 1993. 268 pp [S77](incorporates ‘The Beckettian O’Neill.’ Modern Drama 31 1988 28-34)

Bloom, Steven F. ‘Waiting for O’Neill: the makings of an existentialist.’ Pp 163-73 in Bennett (the sea plays and Beckett’s Waiting for Godot)

Blumberg, Marcia. ‘Eloquent stammering in the fog: O’Neill’s heritage in Mamet.’ Pp 97-111 in Bagchee [S80]

Brashear, William  R. The gorgon’s head: a study in tragedy and despair. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Pr., 1977, 88-103: ‘The play as will and idea: Shaw and O’Neill’

Cardullo, Bert. ‘Parallelism  and divergence: the case of [Goldsmith’s] She Stoops to Conquer and Long Day’s Journey Into Night.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 9 ii 1985 31-34 [S14]

Cawthon, Dan. ‘Images of transcendence in the plays of Brian Friel.’ Journal of Religion and Theatre 3 i 2004 151-60

Cerf, Walter. ‘Psychoanalysis and the realistic drama.’ Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 16 1958 328-36 [M168] (Long Day’s Journey Into Night and Laurents’s A Clearing in the Woods)

Cipolloni, Marco. ‘Electra por dentro y por fuera: las orestíadas americanas de O’Neill y Pińera.’ Pp 292-310 in Jesús G. Maestro, ed. Theatralia, IV: Teatro hispánico y literatura europea: teatro y weltliteratur. Vigo: Area de Teoría de la Literatura, Facultad de Filología y Traducción, Universidad de Vigo, 2002

Cohn, Ruby. ‘Black power on stage: Emperor Jones and [Césaire’s] King Christophe.’ Yale French Studies 46 1971 41-47

-----. ‘Oh, God I hate this job.’ Pp 155-62 in Matthew C. Roudané, ed. Approaches to teaching Miller’s Death of a Salesman. NY: MLA, 1995 [S84] (salesmen in plays by O’Neill, Miller, and Mamet)

Combs, Robert. ‘Living in the present: Pinter and O’Neill, parallels and affinities.’ Pinter Review 2000 115-21

-----. ‘O’Neill and Horovitz: toward home.’ Pp 39-49 in Leslie Kane, ed. Israel Horovitz: a collection of critical essays. Westport, CT: Greenwood Pr., 1994 [S85] (the mutual theme of America’s unfulfilled promise)

Como, Robert M. ‘O’Neill, Beckett, and Dürrenmatt: the shared genre.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 13 ii 1989 63-72 [S16]

Conlin, Matthew T. ‘The tragic effect in [T. C. Murray’s] Autumn Fire and Desire Under the Elms.’ Modern Drama 1 1959 228-35 [M278]

Das, Nila. ‘Because of  the machine: [Tagore’s] The Waterfall and Dynamo.’ Panjab University Research Bulletin: Arts 14 ii 1983 121-31

Dauster, Frank. ‘Eugene O’Neill, Thornton Wilder y el teatro independiente.’ Pp 21-26 in Osvaldo Pellettieri & George W. Woodyard, eds. De Eugene O’Neill al ‘Happening’: teatro norteamericano y teatro argentino, 1930-1990. Buenos Aires: Galerna, 1995

Donoghue, Denis. The ordinary universe: soundings in modern literature. NY: Macmillan, 1968, 146-68: ‘The Old Drama and the New’ (compares Long Day’s Journey Into Night—‘Old Drama’—and Georg Büchner’s Danton’s Death [1835]—‘New’)

Eben, Michael C. ‘Georg Kaiser’s Von Morgen bis Mitternachts and Eugene O’Neill’s Emperor Jones: affinities in flight.’ Pp 263-76 in Holger A. Pausch & Ernest Reinhold, eds. Georg Kaiser: eine Aufsatzsammlung nach einem Symposium in Edmonton, Kanada. Berlin: Agora, 1980

Egri, Péter. Chekhov and O’Neill: the uses of the short story in Chekhov’s and O’Neill’s plays. Budapest: Akadémiai, 1986, 57-67 (from ‘A touch of  the story-teller: the dramatic function of the short story model in Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya and O’Neill’s A Touch of the Poet.’ Angol Filológiai Tanulmányok / Hungarian Studies in English 13 1980 93-115 [S20]); 118-56: ‘Conclusion: Chekhov and O’Neill. O’Neill, Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ (from ‘Csehov és O’Neill: Eugene O’Neill: Utazás az éjszakába.’ Filológiai Közlöny 24 1978 231-35 and ‘The reinterpretation of the Chekhovian mosaic design in O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night.’ Acta Litteraria Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 22 1980 29-71 [S20])

-----. ‘The merger of the dramatic and the lyric in Chekhov’s The Sea-Gull and O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night.’ Annales, Universitatis Scientiarum Budapestinensis de Rolando Eötvös Nominatae: Sectio Philologica Moderna 12 1981 65-86 [S21]

-----. ‘Synge and O’Neill: inspiration and influence.’ Pp 261-68 in Wolfgang Zach & Heinz Kosok, eds. Literary interrelations: Ireland, England and the world, II. Tübingen: Narr, 1987 [S89]

Ehrlich, Alan. ‘A streetcar named desire under the elms: a study of dramatic space in A Streetcar Named Desire and Desire Under the Elms.’ Pp 126-36 in Jac Tharpe, ed. Tennessee Williams: a tribute. Jackson: Univ. of Mississippi Pr., 1977 [S90]

Erben, Rudolf. ‘Mourning becomes Regina: Lillian Hellman’s unfinished trilogy.’ Maske und Kothurn 33 1987 125-52 [S23] (compared to O’Neill’s)

Escárcega, Ignacio. El cuerpo del personaje en el cuerpo del relato teatral: el teatro de Eugene O’Neill como referente para la experimentacíon teatral de Samuel Beckett. Mexico: Libros de Godot, 2013. 96 pp

Fifer, Elizabeth. ‘Memory and guilt: parenting in Tracy Letts’s August: Osage County and Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night.’ Pp 183-97 in Bloom 3

Filipowicz-Findlay, Halina. ‘Dream  and death in Gerhart Hauptmann’s Vor Sonnenaufgang and Eugene O’Neill’s Beyond the Horizon.’ Acta Universitatis Wratislaviensis 233 1974 69-83 [S24]

Frank, Glenda. ‘Fun house mirrors: the Neil Simon-Eugene O’Neill dialogue.’ Pp 109-26 in Gary Konas, ed. Neil Simon: a casebook. NY: Garland, 1997 [S93]

Frazer, Winifred L. ‘Hughie and [James Forbes’s] The Traveling Salesman.’ Players 44 1969 151-54

Frenz, Horst. ‘Eugene O’Neill and Georg Kaiser.’ Pp 172-85 in Floyd [S93] (The Emperor Jones and Von Morgens bis Mitternachts)

Gabbard, Lucina P. ‘At the zoo: from  O’Neill to Albee.’ Modern Drama 19 1976 365-74 [S26] (The Hairy Ape and The Zoo Story)

Gálik, Marián. ‘Chao—the King of Hell and The Emperor Jones: two plays by Hung Shen and O’Neill.’ Asian & African Studies 12 1976 123-31 [S26]

Garzilli, Enrico F. ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Mary) and [Williams’s] Streetcar Named Desire (Blanche): an inquiry in compassion.’ Theatre Annual 33 1977 7-23 [S27]

Gassner, John. The theatre in our times: a survey of the men, materials and movements in the modern theatre. NY: Crown, 1954, 257-66: ‘The Electras of Giraudoux and O’Neill’ [M123]

Grace, Sherrill E. Regression and apocalypse: studies in North American literary expressionism. Toronto: Univ. of Toronto Pr., 1989, 82-116: ‘Eugene O’Neill: the American Georg Kaiser’ [S97]

Hamner, Robert. ‘Dramatizing the new world’s African king: O’Neill, Walcott and Césaire on Christophe.’ Journal of West Indian Literature 5 i-ii 1992 30-47 [S31]

Harvey, Sally. ‘O’Neill’s Hughie and Albee’s The Zoo Story: two tributes to the teller and his tale.’ Journal of American Drama and Theatre 3 ii 1991 14-26 [S32]

Hays, Peter L. ‘O’Neill and Hellman.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 18 1994 189-92 [S32] (compares Mourning Becomes Electra with The Little Foxes)

Hedderel, Vance P. ‘Sibling rivalry in Mourning Becomes Electra and [Hellman’s] The Little Foxes.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 17 1993 60-65 [S32]

Hopkins, Vivian C. ‘The Iceman Cometh seen through [Gorki’s] The Lower Depths.’ College English 11 1949 81-87 [M350]

Hornby, Richard. ‘O’Neill’s “Death of a Salesman.”’ Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 2 ii 1988 53-59 [S34] (Hickey compared to Miller’s Willy and Williams’s Stanley)

Innes, Christopher D. ‘The salesman on the stage: a study in the social influence of drama.’ English Studies in Canada 3 1977 336-50 [S35] (O’Neill’s Hickey compared to Miller’s and Gelber’s salesmen [The Connection])

Jerz, Dennis G. Technology in American drama, 1920-1950: soul and society in the age of the machine. Westport, CT: Greenwood Pr., 2003, 113-22: ‘Technology and brutality: [Williams’s] A Streetcar Named Desire integrating the technological themes of The Hairy Ape

Kaes, Anton. Expressionismus in Amerika: Rezeption und Innovation. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 1975, 102-07: ‘Charakterisierung bei O’Neill und Kaiser

Kisselintcheva, X. ‘Les problčmes dans la dramaturgie d’Eugčne O’Neill et Sean O’Casey.’ Literaturna Misul 30 iv 1986 96-104

Kolin, Philip C. ‘Parallels between Desire Under the Elms and [Williams’s] Sweet Bird of Youth.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 13 ii 1989 23-35 [S38]

Koreneva, Maya. ‘Leo Tolstoy’s The Power of Darkness and Eugene O’Neill’s Desire Under the Elms: a road to redemption.’ Pp 89-96 in Liu [S103]

Krafchick, Marcelline. ‘Hughie and [Albee’s] The Zoo Story.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 10 i 1986 15-16 [S38]

Larabee, Ann E. ‘“Meeting the outside face to face”: Susan Glaspell, Djuna Barnes, and O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones.’ Pp 77-85 in June Schlueter, ed. Modern American drama: the female canon. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1990 [S103] (The Verge and Nightwood compared)

Lau, Joseph S. M. Ts’ao Yü, the relectant disciple of Chekhov and O’Neill: a study in literary influence. Hong Kong: Hong Kong UP, 1970, 15-27: ‘Thunderstorm and Desire Under the Elms’; 51-56: ‘The Wilderness and The Emperor Jones as studies of fear’

Lawson, Lewis A. ‘Yank Smith’s fall: a Sartrean reading of The Hairy Ape.’ Pp 163-73 in Ortwin de Graef et al., eds. Sense and transcendence: essays in honour of Herman Servotte. Louvain: Leuven UP, 1995 [S103]

Lee, Dae-Suk. ‘A comparative study of Anouilh’s Antigone and O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh: the similarity and ambivalence of the main themes.’ Immun Nonchong (Korea) 14 1987 221-38

Lewis, Ward B. ‘O’Neill and Hauptmann: a study in mutual admiration.’ Comparative Literature Studies 22 1985 231-43 [S40]

LoCicero, Donald. ‘Arthur Schnitzler and Eugene O’Neill: masks, pipe-dreams, and reality.’ Journal of the International Arthur Schnitzler Research Association 4 iii 1965 27-42 (Der grüne Kakadu and The Iceman Cometh)

-----. ‘Schnitzler, O’Neill, and reality.’ Journal of the International Arthur Schnitzler Research Association 4 iii 1965 4-26 (Der Schleier der Beatrice and The Great God Brown)

Manheim, Michael. ‘Dialogue between son and mother in Chekhov’s The Sea Gull and O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey Into Night.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 6 i 1982 24-29 [S41]

-----. ‘O’Neill’s early debt to David Belasco.’ Theatre History Studies 6 1986 124-31 [S41]

Mazzocchi Doglio, Mariangela. ‘Gli eroi che ritornano: dall’Oreste di Eschilo a quello di Sartre.’ Dioniso 45 1971 112-41

Metzger, Deena P. ‘Variations on a theme: a study of Exiles by James Joyce and The Great God Brown by Eugene O’Neill.’ Modern Drama 8 1965 174-84 [M327]

Miller, Ronald R. ‘O’Neill’s Servitude, Shaw’s Candida, and the comic vision.’ Pp 147-56 in Karelisa V. Hartigan, ed. Text and presentation: the University of Florida Department of Classics Comparative Drama Conference papers, volume VIII. Lanham, MD: UP of America, 1988 [S110]

Moleski, Joseph J, & John N. Stroupe. ‘Jean Anouilh and Eugene O’Neill: repetition as negativity.’ Comparative Drama 20 1986-87 315-26 [S46]; repr. on pp 187-98 in Stroupe

Morrison, Kristin. ‘Conrad and O’Neill as playwrights of the sea.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 2 i 1978 3-5 [S46]

Morse, Donald E. ‘The “life lie” in three plays by O’Neill, Williams, and Miller.’ Pp 273-77 in Mirko Jurak, ed. Cross-cultural studies: American, Canadian and European literatures: 1945-1985. Ljubljana: English Department Filozofska Fakulteta, Edvard Kardelj Univ., 1988 [S111]

Muchnic, Helen. ‘Circe’s swine: plays by Gorky and O’Neill.’ Comparative Literature 3 1951 119-28 [M350]; repr. as ‘The irrelevancy of belief: The Iceman and The Lower Depths’ on pp 103-12 in Raleigh, pp 431-42 in Cargill, and pp 99-109 in Gassner

Nuńez, Carlinda F. P. ‘Electra nos Trópicos: um mergulho no mar mítico de Nelson Rodriguez.’ Estudos de Literatura Brasileira Contemporânea 25 Jan-June 2005 67-84 (Senora dos Alfogados and Mourning Becomes Electra)

Omar, Sainab S. Die Lebenslust zweier Pessimisten: der Konflikt der modernen Kultur und Momente der Affirmation bei Luigi Pirandello mit Eugene O’Neill. Frankfurt: Lang, 2014. np.. (MeLis, Band 15; also online)

Pitavy-Souques, Daničle. ‘L’intruse: stratégie du désir dans Desire Under the Elms et [Williams’s] A Streetcar Named Desire.’ Coup de Théâtre 3 1983 17-27

Porter, Laurin R. ‘Modern and postmodern wastelands: Long Day’s Journey Into Night and Shepard’s Buried Child.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 17 1993 106-19 [S51]

-----. ‘Teaching Long Day’s Journey and Shepard’s Buried Child.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 25 2001 80-84

Rŕfols, Wilfredo de. ‘Non-worded words and unmentionable pharmaka in O’Neill and Valle-Inclán.’ Comparative Drama 31 1997 193-212 [S53]

Raghavacharyulu, Dhupaty V. K. ‘Waiting for Hughie.’ Pp 43-51 in Jagdish Chander & Narindar S. Pradhan, eds. Studies in American literature. Delhi: Oxford UP, 1976, 43-51 [S116] (affinities with Beckett’s Waiting for Godot)

Ramsey, Warren. ‘The Oresteia since Hofmannsthal: images and emphases.’ Revue de Littérature Comparée 38 1964 359-75

Reiss, Walter. ‘Die weltliterarische Leistung Gor’kijs bei der Schaffung einer Dramenepopöe: M. Gorkijs ... i drugie-Zyklus im Vergleich zu M. Krleńas Glembajevi und O’Neills Mourning Becomes Electra.’ Wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Gesellschafts- und Sprachwissenschaftliche Reihe 28 1979 347-51

Ritschel, Nelson O. ‘Synge and the Irish influence of the Abbey Theatre on Eugene O’Neill.’ Eugene O’Neill Review 29 2007 129-50 ; repr. on pp 78-94 in Herrmann

Robinson, James A. ‘Buried children: fathers and sons in O’Neill and Shepard.’ Pp 151-57 in Maufort [S118]

-----. ‘O’Neill and Albee.’ West Virginia University Philological Papers 25 1979 38-45 [S55]

Rogalus, Paul W. ‘Shepard’s Tooth of Crime, O’Neill’s Emperor Jones, and the contemporary American tragic hero.’ Notes on Contemporary Literature 22 ii 1992 2-3 [S56]

Rollins, Ronald G. ‘O’Casey, O’Neill and expressionism  in The Silver Tassie.’ Bucknell Review 10 1962 364-69 (compared to The Hairy Ape)

-----. ‘O’Casey, O’Neill and the expressionism  in Within the Gates.’ West Virginia University Philological Papers 13 1961 76-81 [M338] (compared to The Hairy Ape)

Rosefeldt, Paul. ‘From Strange Interlude to [Steve Metcalfe’s] Strange Snow: a study of the absent character in drama.’ Journal of Evolutionary Psychology 23 ii-iii 2002 117-30 (also treats Miller’s All My Sons)

Rothenberg, Albert, & Eugene D. Shapiro. ‘The defense of psychoanalysis in literature: Long Day’s Journey Into Night and [Miller’s] A View from  the Bridge.’ Comparative Drama 7 1973 51-67 [S56]; repr. on pp 169-85 in Stroupe

Saur, Pamela S. ‘Classifying rural dramas: O’Neill’s Desire Under the Elms and Schönherr’s Erde.’ Modern Austrian Literature 26 iii-iv 1993 101-11 [S57]

Schvey, Henry I. ‘The master and the double: Eugene O’Neill and Sam Shepard.’ Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism 5 ii 1991 49-60 [S58] (Desire Under the Elms and Buried Child)

Seidel, Margot. ‘Goethes Faust und O’Neill.’ Archiv 219 1982 365-72

Sharma, Jaidev, & V. P. Sharma. ‘America, the salesman, and the artist: a study of [Williams’s] The Glass Menagerie, The Iceman Cometh, and Death of a Salesman.’ Pp 62-74 in Atma Ram, ed. Perspectives on Arthur Miller. New Delhi: Abhinav, 1988

Shaughnessy, Edward L. ‘Masks in the dramaturgy of Yeats and O’Neill.’ Irish University Review 14 1984 205-20 [S59]

Simon, John. ‘Brothers under the skin: O’Neill and Williams.’ Hudson Review 39 1987 553-65 [S61] (The Iceman Cometh and A Streetcar Named Desire)

Sinha, Prashant K. ‘Versions of the Orestes figure in Mourning Becomes Electra, [Eliot’s] The Family Reunion and [Sartre’s] The Flies.’ Pp 100-114 in Prasad [S123]

Sochatoff, A. Fred. ‘Two modern treatments of the Phaedra legend.’ Pp 80-86 in Joseph Baim  et al., eds. In honor of Austin Wright. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie-Mellon Univ., 1972 [S124] (Desire Under the Elms and T. C. Murray’s Autumn Fire)

Sogliuzzo, A. Richard. ‘The uses of the mask in The Great God Brown and [Pirandello’s] Six Characters in Search of an Author.’ Educational Theatre Journal 18 1966 224-29 [M327]

Stamm, Rudolf. The shaping powers at work: fifteen essays on poetic transmutation. Heidelberg: Winter, 1967, 220-35: ‘The Orestes theme in three plays by Eugene O’Neill, T. S. Eliot and Jean-Paul Sartre’ (from English Studies 30 1949 244-55 [M209])

Stroupe, John H. ‘The abandonment of ritual: Jean Anouilh and Eugene O’Neill.’ Renascence 28 1976 147-54 [S64]

Taylor, William  E. ‘[Pirandello’s] Six Characters in Search of an Author and Desire Under the Elms: what O’Neill did not learn from  Europe.’ Pp 29-37 in Taylor, ed. Modern American drama: essays in criticism. Deland, FL: Everett / Edwards, 1968, 29-37 [M283]

Tiusanen, Timo. ‘O’Neill and Wuolijoki: a counter-sketch to Electra (1980).’ Pp 174-81 in Frenz

Tuck, Susan. ‘O’Neill and Frank Wedekind.’ Eugene O’Neill Newsletter 6 i 1982 29-35; 6 ii 1982 17-21 [S65] (latter part compares Mourning Becomes Electra with Erdgeist)

Vena, Gary. ‘Congruency and coincidence in O’Casey’s Juno and O’Neill’s Journey.’ English Studies 68 1987 249-63 [S66]

Vincent, W. Ernest. ‘Five Electras—Aeschylus to Sartre.’ Southern Speech Journal 24 1959 225-35

Weigel, Robert G. ‘Theatralik und Melodramatik: komparative Bemerkungen zu Franz Grillparzers Des Meeres und der Liebe Wellen und Eugene O’Neills Anna Christie.’ Pp 231-51 in Joseph P. Strelka, ed. Für all, was Menschen je erfahren, ein Bild, ein Wort und auch ein Ziel: Beiträge zu Grillparzers Werk. Bern: Lang, 1995

Weissman, Philip. ‘Mourning Becomes Electra and [Richardson’s] The Prodigal: Electra and Orestes.’ Modern Drama 3 1960 257-59 [M422]

Weixlmann, Joe. ‘Staged segregation: Baldwin’s Blues for Mister Charlie and O’Neill’s All God’s Chillun Got Wings.’ Black American Literature Forum 11 1977 35-36 [S69]

Wishnia, Kenneth. ‘Myth, non-linear time and self-negation: Demetrio Aguilera Malta’s El tigre and Eugene O’Neill’s The Emperor Jones.’ Hispanic Journal 15 1994 257-69 [S71]

Wolfson, Lester M. ‘Inge, O’Neill, and the human condition.’ Southern Speech Journal 22 1957 221-32 [M217] (in the late plays)



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