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SELECTED PLAYS OF EUGENE O'NEILL

Editions for the Armed Services, Inc., 1944
Wrappers

 

    NOTES:  Signed presentation copy to Jane Caldwell.

Atkinson # A6-VIII-1

INSCRIPTION: (On title-page)

To Janie, the hard-hearted / with --, and --, / and --, and with --! / (CENSORED) / Genie.


Jane Caldwell was the daughter of Myrtle Caldwell, a schoolmate of Carlotta's. She was hired to type O'Neill's work in the spring of 1944. A more than platonic relationship developed between Caldwell and O'Neill, which led to a showdown between O'Neill and Carlotta in August of 1945.
 

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