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Friday, 07 January

361. Space and Place in the Plays of Eugene O’Neill

5:15–6:30 p.m., Atrium II, J. W. Marriott

Program arranged by the Eugene O’Neill Society

Presiding: Laurin R. Porter, Univ. of Texas, Arlington

Speakers: Vivian Casper, Texas Woman’s Univ.; Robert M. Dowling, Central Connecticut State Univ.; William Davies King, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Gwenola Le Bastard, Université Rennes 2 Haute Bretagne

Discussion on all topics regarding O’Neill’s use of space: practice of stagecraft, spaces as symbolic, open versus confined spaces, metaphors of space and place, characters’ relation to specific places, the importance and function of place, place and identity.

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