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Edward Albee

Edward Albee is well-known as a playwright and is acclaimed for his curiously-named "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" which obviously alludes to the fairy-tale about the Big Bad Wolf. Other than...

Latest answer posted March 25, 2015, 8:26 am (UTC)

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Edward Albee

Edward Albee's play The Sandbox is, in a way, an allegory of itself. The play presents the death and burial of Grandma, but the play also symbolizes what Albee perceives as the superficial...

Latest answer posted July 21, 2020, 4:14 pm (UTC)

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Edward Albee

Edward Albee was a particularly cynical observer of American society and the unrequited pursuit of the mythical “American Dream,” a theme he would explore more directly and at greater length ("The...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2015, 7:45 pm (UTC)

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Edward Albee

In The Sandbox: A Brief Play, in Memory of My Grandmother (1876–1959), playwright Edward Albee repeatedly draws attention to the play as a play, not only by breaking through "the fourth wall" (with...

Latest answer posted October 3, 2019, 10:03 pm (UTC)

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