The Collected Plays of Edward Albee, Volume 3: 1978-2003

The Collected Plays of Edward Albee, Volume 3: 1978-2003

by Edward Albee


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The Collected Plays of Edward Albee, Volume 3: 1978-2003 by Edward Albee

The third volume of this three-volume collection contains the ten plays written by Albee during his later years as a playwright, from 1978 through 2003.
Included are some of Albee s most iconoclastic and influential plays, including his adaptation of Nabokov's masterpieceLolita;The Man Who Had Three Arms, an indictment of the abuse of critical power; three shorter plays,Finding the Sun,Marriage Play, andFragments, all hailed as triumphs of innovative dramaturgy;Occupant, a touching homage to, and a striking portrait of, Albee's longtime friend, the sculptor Louise Nevelson; as well asThe Play About the Baby,Knock! Knock! Who s There!, andThe Goat, or Who is Sylvia, a trilogy of plays that brought Albee the kind of critical and popular acclaim he enjoyed early in his career after years of neglect by the theater establishment.

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ISBN-13: 9781590201145
Publisher: The Overlook Press
Publication date: 09/30/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 704
Sales rank: 502,265
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Edward Albee(1928-2016), his plays include The Zoo Story (1958), The American Dream (1960), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1961–62, Tony Award), Tiny Alice (1964), A Delicate Balance (1966, Pulitzer Prize, and Tony Award, 1996), Seascape (1974, Pulitzer Prize, also available from Overlook), Three Tall Women (1994, Pulitzer Prize), and The Play About the Baby (2001, also available from Overlook). He was awarded the Gold Medal in Drama from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1980, and in 1996 he received both the Kennedy Center Honors and the National Medal of Arts.

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