From Tension to Tonic: The Plays of Edward Albee

From Tension to Tonic: The Plays of Edward Albee

by Anne Paolucci


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780918680846
Publisher: ISI Books
Publication date: 09/01/2005
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Anne Paolucci is University Research Professor at St. John’s University. She is the editor of Review of National Literatures.

Table of Contents

Foreword to New Edition (May 7, 2000)v
Preface to Original Edition (November 11, 1972)vii
Introduction to Original Edition (1971)xiii
1.The Discipline of Arrogance1
2.The Existential Burden: The Death of Bessie Smith, The Sandbox, The American Dream, The Zoo Story15
3.Exorcisms: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?45
4.Through a Looking Glass, Darkly: Tiny Alice65
5.A Vision of Baal: A Delicate Balance, All Over105
6.Partita: Box and Quotations from Chairman Mao Tse-Tung123
Selected Bibliography135

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