Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Book - 2003
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George, a disillusioned academic, and Martha, his caustic wife, have just come home from a faculty party. When a handsome young professor and his mousy wife stop by for a nightcap, an innocent night of fun and games quickly turns dark and dangerous. Long-buried resentment and rage are unleashed as George and Martha turn their rapier-sharp wits against each other, using their guests as pawns in their verbal sparring. By night's end, the secrets of both couples are uncovered and the lies they cling to are exposed. Considered by many to be Albee's masterpiece, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a "brilliantly original work of art -- an excoriating theatrical experience, surging with shocks of recognition and dramatic fire" ( Newsweek ).
Publisher: New York : Scribner Classics, 2003.
Edition: 1st Scribner classics ed.
ISBN: 9780743255257
0743255259
Branch Call Number: 812.54 Albe
Characteristics: 243 p. ; 23 cm.

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art1130 Jan 28, 2013

Was not totally heads over heels for this play.

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elloyd74
Oct 14, 2009

You thought "Revolutionary Road" was a portrait of a complicated, cruel marriage? Oh, step back, and behold this devastation. This is hot on the page, and was made into a brilliant film with Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor playing the main roles perfectly.

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Mar 23, 2012

Dr_Inferno thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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