Four Plays By Eugene O'Neill (Beyond the Horizon; The by Eugene O'Neill

By Eugene O'Neill

Winner of 4 Pulitzer Prizes and the 1st American dramatist to obtain a Nobel Prize, Eugene O'Neill crammed his performs with wealthy characterization and leading edge language, taking the outcasts and renegades of society and depicting their Olympian struggles with themselves-and with future.

Contents:

Beyond the Horizon
The Emperor Jones
Anna Christie
The furry Ape

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I moved my hands to form a bowing gesture to baby Krishna in great devotion and shook myself as if in a dream to come to my real self (or the self of the character) before my hands completed that gesture. To my surprise all of this was involuntary action, which was totally unplanned and unrehearsed. , p. 132. Actor’s Consciousness: Contemporary Western Approaches 43 being performed, I was watching myself performing but could not stop myself from proceeding with this. When I think of this moment, it was as if somebody was directing me to perform the ‘incomplete gesture’ to add more intensity and meaning to the sequences which followed.

When a performance, though containing its precise and structured temporal sequence and its progression, emanates thus from the pashyanti level, what remains are moments that are experienced by actor and / or spectator, at least in retrospect, as long periods of timelessness. In a performance during which the actors experience the pashyanti level of consciousness, these actors will have maximum spontaneity and capacity to transmit their energies to the spectators. Such energy transfer in turn is part of the spectators’ total and undivided involvement in the performance.

While all these are involuntary functions of our breathing body, there are ways in which breath can be restrained or internalised in its middle path in order cut across the boundaries of daily consciousness and hence the daily self. This state of breath is what Nair calls Restoration of breath. As he explains this: Restoration of breath is an approach to breath. It denotes a particular system of breathing. It invokes an upward and downward movement of breath within the internal channels without any outward trace: the two nostril modes, the left and the right are absent when you re-store breath.

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