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Published by Macmillan Education in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Albee, Edward, -- 1928- -- Criticism and interpretation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGerald McCarthy.
SeriesMacmillan modern dramatists
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3501.L178 Z654
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 168 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19837827M
ISBN 100333301196, 0333301218

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I became interested in Albee's background and read Mel Gussow's "Edward Albee: A Singular Journey." The book provides an excellent examination of Albee's life and the influences that informed his work. Reading this book helped me to better understand the character of Martha and the underlying themes of /5(18). Edward Albee, the American dramatist, was born in He has written and directed some of the best plays in contemporary American theatre and three of his plays: A Delicate Balance, Seascape and Three Tall Women have received Pulitzer Prizes. His most famous play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play/5(). Edward Albee was a member of both the Dramatists Guild Council and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and taught courses in playwriting every spring at the University of Houston, the venue where Lorca Play was initially staged. Albee summed up his career thus: . about this item: n.a., n.a. n.a. condition: fine. n.a. (illustrator). signed bookplate. it would be difficult to overestimate the importance and influence of the great edward last of the theatre of the along with eugene ionesco and samuel beckett have done more for the modern theatre that any others of the past is now and will be moreso as the years go by an.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play by Edward Albee first staged in It examines the complexities of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening, after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests, and draw them into their bitter and frustrated by: 9. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a play by Edward Albee first staged in It examines the breakdown of the marriage of a middle-aged couple, Martha and George. Late one evening, after a university faculty party, they receive an unwitting younger couple, Nick and Honey, as guests, and draw them into their bitter and frustrated relationship/5. Edward Albee. Full Length, Drama. Characters: 2 male, 4 female. Interior Set. This Pulitzer Prize winner enjoyed a stunning Broadway revival in with /5(21). The Zoo Story is a one-act play by American playwright Edward first play, it was written in and completed in just three weeks. The play explores themes of isolation, loneliness, miscommunication as anathematization, social disparity and dehumanization in a materialistic world.

Visit Edward Albee’s page at Barnes & Noble® and shop all Edward Albee books. Explore books by author, series, or genre today and receive FREE Shipping on orders $35 & up. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of Cy Twombly, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, A delicate balance, Tiny Alice, The American Dream and Zoo Story, The American dream, The Sandbox and The Death of Bessie Smith, The Collected Plays of Edward Albee. Edward Albee, in full Edward Franklin Albee, (born Ma , Washington, D.C., U.S.—died Septem , Montauk, New York), American dramatist and theatrical producer best known for his play Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (), which displays slashing insight and witty dialogue in its gruesome portrayal of married life.. Albee was the adopted child of a father who had for a. A Delicate Balance is a three-act play by Edward Albee, written in and Premiered in , it won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in , the first of three he received for his work.. The uneasy existence of upper-middle-class suburbanites Agnes and Tobias and their permanent houseguest, Agnes' witty and alcoholic sister Claire, is disrupted by the sudden appearance of lifelong family Place premiered: Martin Beck Theatre, New York City.