Saturday, 30 December
704. Long Day’s Journey into Night and the Teleology of Perfection
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., 408, Philadelphia Marriott
Program arranged by the Eugene O’Neill Society
Presiding: Zander Brietzke, Columbia Univ.
1. “The ‘Veil,’ Shelley, and Neoplatonism in Long Day’s Journey into Night: Mortal Biography, Immortal Yearnings, and Transcendent Art,” Vivian Casper, Texas Woman’s Univ.
2. “O’Neill’s Struggle against and Search for Authority in Long Day’s Journey into Night,” J. Chris Westgate, Skagit Valley Coll., WA