LITERATURE: Eugene O'Neill 1936 - Danville, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 49.568 W 122° 01.669
10S E 585556 N 4186969
Quick Description: The Nobel Prize diploma for Eugene O'Neill.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2011 12:18:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMC33Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
The prize is located behind glass by the gift shop at the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site. The English translation from Swedish reads:

"The Swedish Academy at its meeting of 12 November 1936 in accordance with the provision of the will of Alfred Nobel of 27 November 1895 has determined to award the 1936 Nobel Prize for Literature to Eugene O'Neill for the power, honesty and deep felt emotions of his dramatic works, which embody an original concept of tragedy. Stockholm 10 December 1936."

O'Neill lived in the Tao House is Danville for several years. He wrote many of his plays here including The Iceman Cometh. The home and the surrounding grounds is now part of the National Park Service.
Field of Accomplishment: Literature

Year of Award: 1936

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