Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940.

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Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1915-1940.

Collection contains several untitled poems by O'Neill, George Cram Cook's play, "Change your style," "Suppressed desires," by Cook and Susan Glaspell, notes re the magazine, "Vanity fair," and "Little hope" a play by Agnes O'Neill with notes by Eugene O'Neill. The rest of the collection consists of letters by O'Neill and Agnes O'Neill. Topics discussed include many of O'Neill's plays, the death of George Cram Cook, the Provincetown Players dispute, the estrangement and divorce of O'Neill and his second wife, Agnes, marionette productions of "Marco Millions," "The hairy ape," and "The Emperor Jones," financial matters, the renovation and possible sale of the O'Neill's Bermuda estate, Spithead, the movie version of O'Neill's play, "The long voyage home," and O'Neill's advice to his son, Shane, on career matters. Correspondents include Susan Glaspell, Arnold Daly, Edward Goodman, Richard Madden, Jero Magon, and Oona O'Neill Chaplin.

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