An analysis of the Salomania dance craze in early twentieth-century culture by Marlis Schweitzer.
Katie N. Johnson, Beth Wynstra and Steve Bloom discuss Eugene O’Neill’s works on the Dan O’Neill Show. Aired 6/6/2015.
London’s Donmar Warehouse’s 2011 revival of “Anna Christie,” featuring Jude Law and Ruth Wilson, achieved the ambiguity that O’Neill so fervently believed should define the play. The story of a […]
Two women contemplate their futures as working women (in both senses […]
Written in 1913 when Eugene O’Neill was convalescing from tuberculosis, The Web demonstrates the talents of the playwright early in his career. The play does much work in just one act, as […]
This 1913 New York Times article discusses white slave play The Lure by George Scarborough, which featured a thrilling rescue scene of a white slave from a brothel. Elizabeth Robins’ […]
Promoted as one of the most widely read books of 1913, My Little Sister received much press when it was published both in the U.S. and in the UK (Under […]
An article in the New York Times in 1913 made the dubious claim that over 50,000 girls were abducted each year when they migrated to cities. This is just one […]
Part of the 1913 – 1914 season of white slave plays, The Fight offered a thrilling brothel rescue scene, a feminist protagonist, and unveiled political corruption. It was ultimately censored […]