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Edward Albee
(1928-____) born on
Mar 12
US dramatist. He is known for plays critiquing American society, "The Zoo Story," 1960 and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," 1962.
One must let the play happen to one; one must let the mind loose to respond as it will, to receive impressions to sense rather than know, to gather rather than immediately understand.

I have a fine sense of the ridiculous, but no sense of humor.
Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.
I'm not suggesting that the play is without fault; all my plays are imperfect, I'm rather happy to say - it leaves me something to do.
If Attila the Hun were alive today, he'd be a drama critic.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On his play "Tiny Alice," quoted in "Observer (London)," 5 Apr 1965.
R: "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf," 1962.
A: In "Saturday Review," 4 May 1966.
N: On his play "Tiny Alice," quoted in "Observer (London)," 5 Apr 1965.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.

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