9780451218599

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

ISBN 10: 0451218590 / 0-451-21859-0
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Publisher: New Amer Library
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
A social event becomes a personal challenge for two faculty members and their wives at a small New England college as their inner fears and desires are exposed. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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"On the basis of his first four plays one could not really make up one's mind as to the direction in which Albee was headed, although it was clear that he had theatrical talent. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? seems to settle the question: Albee is headed for popular success precisely because of the same unconvincing mixture of lively dialogue and incongruous tricks, of brutal realism and false symbolism, that characterized his first plays...The last play can be best described as running fight between a wife and a husband. Insofar as the play is this, it is indeed successful in its own very limited way. But insofar as it lays claim to some deeper, symbolic meaning, it is pretty near unbearable."

Nicolo Chiaromonte, New York Review of Books, 2/1963

 

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