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Anna Christie Eugene O Neill s 1922 Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Anna Christie, is the story of a young woman who following an illness decides to visit and spend some time with her father, a coal barge captain who she hardly knows During this time she meets a sailor, Mat, who is looking to settle down, and the two fall in love Anna Christie is a gripping drama of a woman torn between the expectations of two men, her father and her lover, and the shocking confession of her past life that this conflict evokes. Download Anna Christie Author Eugene O'Neill – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  1. This award winning play by Eugene O Neill was brought to the stage in the 1920 s in both New York and London It has been revived several times over the years and was also made into a movie It s the story of a young girl returning home to her seafaring father, trying to rebuild her life, trying to find a safe harbor from a world of prostitution, and maybe even find real love somehow.It won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1923 It also won a 1993 Tony Award in the US and an Oliver Award in Engla This award winning play by Eugene O Neill was brought to the stage in the 1920 s in both New York and London It has been revived several times over the years and was also made into a movie It s the story of a young girl returning home to her seafaring father, trying to rebuild her life, trying to find a safe harbor from a world of prostitution, and maybe even find real love somehow.It won ...

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  4. Most people know Anna Christie as the Garbo movie where the actress demanded Give me a whiskey, ginger ale on the side and don t be stingy, baby The acerbic line comes straight from O Neill s play, but the real salt comes from Anna s father, a cartoonish sailor with lines written in Swedish Chef style dialect he says pooty for pretty Anna s love interest is a nasty lout, and he s plenty despicable A pat ending on top of the 2D characters keeps this from being great O Neill, but like Most people know Anna Christie as the Garbo movie where the actress demanded Give me a whiskey, ginger ale on the side and don t be stingy, baby The acerbic line comes straight from O Neill...

  5. This Pulitzer Prize winning drama from 1922 was surprisingly modern in its language I read this whilst listening to the Librivox recording, which I found helpful for the Swedish Irish accents sometimes I had no trouble understanding the spoken word whe...

  6. As is the case with Eugene O Neil s plays, Anna Christie is sad, depressing and makes you run for whiskey just like the way Greta Garbo immortalized the line Give me a whiskey, ginger ale on the side and don t be stingy, baby.

  7. And it has even an extraordinary happy enfing

  8. Just another one of O Neil s mediocre early works The story is pretty good, although I could have done without the over the top happy ending It gets bogged down by the same problem that haunts much of O Neill s work His insistence on forcing the accents on the page Yes, I understand he is writing a script, not so much something to be read His insistence on writing the accents in so forcibly makes the works almost impossible to read and shows that he lacks confidence in his actors One could Just another one of O Neil s mediocre early works The story is pretty good, although I could have done with...

  9. 3.5 starsThis ended very abruptly for me The Project Gutenberg copy I was reading said there were 69 pages to go, but the next page was the end of the play I found the phonetic spelling of the Swedish and Irish accents difficult to follow in this play, probably 4 stars without that,

  10. I listened to this as an audio book while following along in my paperback copy that had the TINIEST print WOW I felt this was very well done, but it was a very sad play Very sad indeed.