Edward Albee: A Research and Production Sourcebook (Modern by Barbara L. Horn

By Barbara L. Horn

This quantity records the existence and works of the acclaimed playwright, Edward Albee. His first 4 performs have been all produced Off Broadway from 1960-1961, developing buzz that he was once an up-and-coming avant-garde playwright. yet his such a lot awesome accomplishment got here a yr later together with his first full-length play, Who's frightened of Virginia Woolf?. His performs have been associated with the philosophies of the ecu absurdists, Beckett and Ionesco, and the yank conventional social feedback of Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, and Eugene O'Neill.

Intended to function a brief reference advisor and an exhaustive source, this assortment contains play synopses and important overviews, construction histories and credit, and locator feedback on unpublished archival fabric and lists of texts/anthologies that experience released Albee's fabric. the 2 secondary bibliographies contained inside are absolutely annotated chronologically and alphabetically with the 12 months of e-book, providing a fuller experience of Albee's playwriting career.

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