Definition of Eugene O'Neill from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Eugene O'Neill

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(1888-1953) a US writer of plays who received the 1936 Nobel Prize for literature. He won Pulitzer Prizes for his best-known play, Long Day's Journey into Night, and for Beyond the Horizon (1920), Anna Christie (1922) and Strange Interlude (1928). O'Neill's other works include The Emperor Jones (1920), Mourning Becomes Electra (1931) and The Iceman Cometh (1946). His daughter Oona married Charlie Chaplin.