Long Day's Journey into Night: Modernism, Post-Modernism and Maternal Loss
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|Title:||Long Day's Journey into Night: Modernism, Post-Modernism and Maternal Loss||Authors:||Meaney, Gerardine||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6017||Date:||2009||Abstract:||Long Day's journey into Night may seem a strange starting place for a feminist analysis of modernism and post-modernism. Yet even the most conservative criticism reads this play as an enactment and embodiment of loss, specifically loss of the mother. That loss is rarely seen in the context of a more general "loss", a cultural loss of legitimacy and authenticity, endemic in and enabling modernism, articulated as "disinheritance" by an Other "coded as feminine."||Type of material:||Book Chapter||Publisher:||Chelsea House||Keywords:||O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Long day's journey into night; O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Criticism and interpretation||Other versions:||http://www.amazon.co.uk/%2522Long-Journey-Night%2522--Critical-Interpretations/dp/1604133902/||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed||Is part of:||Bloom, H. (ed.). Long Day's Journey into Night||ISBN:||978-1604133905|
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