Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: A play

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Atheneum, 1962 - Married people - 242 pages
23 Reviews
George, a disillusioned academic, and Martha, his caustic wife, have just come home from a faculty party. When a handsome young professor and his mousy wife stop by for a nightcap, an innocent night of fun and games quickly turns dark and dangerous. Long-buried resentment and rage are unleashed as George and Martha turn their rapier-sharp wits against each other, using their guests as pawns in their verbal sparring. By night's end, the secrets of both couples are uncovered and the lies they cling to are exposed. Considered by many to be Albee's masterpiece.

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User Review  - kell1732 - LibraryThing

I found it rather funny to read this book right after reading “Three Guineas”. Why I didn’t read it sooner I’m not sure considering how big a fan I am of Virginia Woolf but who knows why I do the ... Read full review

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User Review  - amydross - LibraryThing

ugh, this was simply painful. of course it was supposed to be, but honestly I don't think this play stands the test of time. I'm sure it was very brave in the early 60s to show how brutal and cruel ... Read full review

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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