A three-part reworking of themes from Greek tragedy, the plays are set in New England in 1865, just after the Civil War. A returning victor, General Ezra Mannon (Agamemnon), is poisoned by his unfaithful wife Christine (Clytemnestra) and then avenged by his son Orin (Orestes) and daughter (Lavinia). With Orin's subsequent suicide, Lavinia (the ...Read MoreA three-part reworking of themes from Greek tragedy, the plays are set in New England in 1865, just after the Civil War. A returning victor, General Ezra Mannon (Agamemnon), is poisoned by his unfaithful wife Christine (Clytemnestra) and then avenged by his son Orin (Orestes) and daughter (Lavinia). With Orin's subsequent suicide, Lavinia (the Electra of the title) becomes a fatalistic recluse in the Mannon mansion. The author was four times a Pulitzer Prize winner and was the first American dramatist to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1936.Read Less
Fair. B000VBE572 No dust jacket present and the binding is partially seperated inside the rear cover. All pages remain intact and overall this is still a very readable copy of the title. Ships, well packaged and very quickly, from MI. A detailed description is coming soon. The condition selected for the item is accurate and consistent with our other listings of the same general condition. If you have any questions or you would like a detailed description of the item prior to our revision of the listing, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will get back to you as quickly as possible. Please buy with confidence from us, as we have several thousand satisfied customers and your satisfaction is the goal we strive to achieve with every transaction.
256 pages, illustrated endpapers, 8vo, green cloth. Cover wear and spotting, some aging of paper, owner's name, date front endpaper, good; contents very good; no dust jacket. Serving the antiquarian and used book world since 1980.
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Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 256 pp. A trilogy of "Homecoming, " "The Hunted, " and "The Haunted." First published by Liveright in Novemer 1931. By the end of the month they were on their sixth printing of the title. Printed on laid stock and bound in teal buckram with O'Neill's signature printed in gold. The text is clean, tight and unmarked. There is an owner's signature on the endpapers and signs that a bookplate has been pulled off. Boards are clean but spine is dulled and darkened.
Very good. Clean, tight, unmarked, some light cover edge handling, light front end fly leaf inscriptions, age toning, some light front and back hinges cracking, light front cover sunfading, All orders are shipped by kbooks every business day.
Good. Second edition, hardcover in good or better condition, in good or better condition, mylar-protected, dust jacket. Slight to minor wear along cover and dust jacket edges and corners, name sticker on inside blank page, inside front cover paper torn... B001M22BSE.
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