The Hairy Ape

This is an in-depth, critical guide to the acclaimed play The Hairy Ape (1922). The Hairy Ape is an expressionist play by Eugene O'Neill about a brutish, unthinking laborer known as Yank as he searches for a sense of belonging in a world controlled by the rich. At first Yank feels secure as he stokes the engines of an oceanliner, and is highly confident in his physical power over the ship's engines.

1.Eugene O'Neill: Life and Career
2.Select Plays of O'Neill
3.Eugene O'Neill: Realism
4.Dramatic Technique-Symbolism
5.O'Neill: Expressionism
6.O'Neill as a Social Critic
7.O'Neill: Pessimism and Optimism Or O'Nell: Tragic View of Life
8.O'Neill as a Tragic Artist Or O'Neill's Concept of Tragedy Or The Element of Melodrama in the Tragedies of O'Neill
9.A General Estimate of O'Neill as a Dramatist Or O'Neill: Merits and Demerits as a Dramatist Or O'Neill: Contribution and Achievement
10.O'Neill: The Hairy Ape Or The Hairy Ape': Introduction and Appreciation
11.Scene-wise Summary of the Play with Critical
12.Select Aspects of the Play