Mourning Becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill

"Mourning Becomes Electra" is a trilogy of plays that retells the Oresteia story of the House of Atreus in a modern American setting. The narrative explores the themes of revenge, obsession, and guilt within the Mannon family, who are haunted by a dark, cursed past. The plot follows the aftermath of the American Civil War, with the characters struggling to escape their tragic fate, ultimately leading to their downfall.

The 1242nd greatest book of all time


Published
1931
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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