The American dream, and The zoo story: two plays

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New American Library, 1963 - Drama - 127 pages
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Review: The American Dream & The Zoo Story

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Okay, this collection is my first exposure to Edward Albee, and I have to say that his writings are bizarre in a way that catch me off-guard constantly. I also have Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf ... Read full review

Review: The American Dream & The Zoo Story

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

Both of these plays have great moments. Sometimes they get a little confusing though. Probably a better idea to see these on stage. The Zoo Story is the better of the two. Read full review

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About the author (1963)

Edward Albee is one of a handful of our country's most important living playwrights. He has won numerous awards, including three Pulitzer Prizes ("A Delicate Balance, Seascape, " and "Three Tall Women") and three Tony Awards ("Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, A Delicate Balance, " and "The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?"). In 1996 he received a Kennedy Center Lifetime Achievement Award and was presented with the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton.

At the Kennedy Center Honors Ceremony, Albee was praised for his impact on American drama: "Albee's plays, with their intensity, their grappling with modern themes, and their experiments in form, startled critics and audiences alike while changing the landscape of American drama.

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