• Eugene O'Neill at Tao House

    Eugene O'Neill

    National Historic Site California

Selected Readings

Primary Readings
  • Black, Stephen. (1999). Eugene O'Neill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy
  • Bogard, Travis. (1989). Eugene O'Neill at Tao House
  • Bogard, Travis. (1988). Contour in Time
  • Chappell, Gordon. "Historic Resources" Cultural Resources Study
  • Ranald, Margaret. (1984). The Eugene O'Neill Companion
  • Heller, Adele & Rudnick, Lois. (1991). 1915: The Cultural Moment: The New Politics, the New Woman, the New Psychology, the New Art, and the New Theater in America
Collected Works
  • O'Neill, Eugene. (1988). The Complete Plays (3 vols.)
  • O'Neill, Eugene. (1988). The Unknown O'Neill
  • O'Neill, Eugene. (1979). Poems
  • O'Neill, Eugene. (1960). Inscriptions: Eugene O'Neill to Carlotta Monterey O'Neill
  • O'Neill, Eugene. (1981). Work Diary, 1924-1941.
Letters
  • Bryer, Jackson. (1982). The Theater We Worked For...
  • Commins, Dorothy. (1986). Love, Admiration and Respect
  • Roberts, Nancy and Arthur Roberts. (1987). As Ever, Gene
  • Bogard, Travis and Jackson Bryer, eds. (1988). Selected Letters of Eugene O'Neill
Unfinished Plays
  • Floyd, Virginia. (1981). Eugene O'Neill At Work
  • Floyd, Virginia. (1988). The Unfinished Plays
Biography
  • Gelb, Arthur and Barbara Gelb. (1962, 1974). O'Neill
  • Sheaffer, Louis. (1968). O'Neill, Son and Playwright
  • Sheaffer, Louis. (1973). O'Neill, Son and Artist
Information on Carlotta
  • Quintero, Jose. If You Don't Dance They Beat You
  • Kellner, Bruce. (1991). The Last Dandy - Ralph Barton
  • Gallup, Donald. Pigeons on Granite: Memories of a Yale Librarian
Additional Readings
  • Alexander, Doris. The Tempering of Eugene O'Neill
  • Barlow, Judith. Final Acts: The Creation of Three Late O'Neill Plays
  • Bogard, Travis. The Unknown O'Neill
  • Boulton, Agnes. Part of a Long Story
  • Bowen, Croswell. The Curse of the Misbegotten
  • Carpenter, Frederic. Eugene O'Neill
  • Clark, Barrett. Eugene O'Neill
  • Commins, Dorothy. What is an Editor: Saxe Commins at Work
  • Floyd, Virginia. The Plays of Eugene O'Neill: A New Assessment
  • Manheim, Michael. (1982). Eugene O'Neill's New Language of Kinship
  • Wainscott, Ronald. (1988). Staging O'Neill: The Experimental Years, 1920-1934

Did You Know?

Eugene and Carlotta under the Chinaberry tree

When not working on his plays, Eugene O’Neill enjoyed gardening, swimming, and football games at the nearby University of California, Berkeley.