The American dream, and The zoo story: two plays

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New American Library, 1963 - Drama - 127 pages
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This is an excellent book containing two of Albee's earliest masterworks. This is a crash course in the Absurd way of life and understanding. I'm an Aburdist and not even Camus or Kafka could do for ... Read full review

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5 Stars for a play for the first time. One of the GREATEST plays I've ever read in my life. Highly recommended fellows :). Read full review

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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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