Eugene O'Neill and Oriental Thought

Eugene O'Neill and Oriental Thought Off And On, Of Late Years, I Have Studied The History And Development Of All Religions With Immense Interest As Being For Me, At Least, The Most Illuminating Case Histories Of The Inner Life Of Man Eugene O Neill Writing To M C Sparrow,While It Is Commonly Accepted That Eu Gene O Neill Studied Oriental Mystical Religions And That This Study May Be Detected In Some Of His Less Successful Experimental PlaysLazarus Laughed, The Fountain, Marco Millions There Has Not Been An Effort To Con Sider Systematically His Immense Interest And The Influence It Had On O Neill S Thought And Writing Robinson Explores The Tension Between Occidental And Oriental Elements In The Playwright S Art, Examining Both The Sources Of The Conflict And Its Manifestation In Selected Plays Written BetweenAndThrough An Examination Of O Neill S Cor Respondence, Research Library, And Manuscript Materials Some Of Which Have Pre Viously Been Unavailable For Study Robinson Is Able To Reveal The Origins Of O Neill S Ori Entalism An Easy Familiarity With The Com Plex Interrelationships Of Eastern And West Ern Religions And The Oriental Thought That Underlies The Ideas Of Many Western Philoso Phers, Allows Robinson To Address The In Tricate Problem Of Oriental Influences On O Neill S Favorite Western Sources, Including Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Jung, Strindberg, And Emerson Finally In A Play By Play Exegesis, Robin Son Traces The Course Of O Neill S Mysticism From Its Apparent Repudiation In The Deeply Flawed Dynamo To Its Synthesis In The Iceman Cometh, Long Day S Journey Into Night, And Hughie, Where Eastern Ideas Of Maya, Dy Namic Polarity, And The Emptiness Of The Uni Verse Are Again Evident

James A Robinson born 1960 is a British economist and political scientist.He is David Florence Professor of Government at Harvard University and a faculty associate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs He studied economics at the London School of Economics, the University of Warwick and Yale University He previously taught in th

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  • Hardcover
  • 216 pages
  • Eugene O'Neill and Oriental Thought
  • James A. Robinson
  • English
  • 20 February 2017
  • 9780809310357

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