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date: 05 June 2020

Albee, Edward [Franklin] (1928–2016), 

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature
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James D. Hart

after a troubled youth, in his early thirties quickly became a leading figure of the new drama of the absurd that mingles the realistic with fantasy to present a savagely satirical attack on spiritual sterility, blandness, conformity, and hypocrisy, and to summon up with deep feeling the tragedy of alienation. His first play, ... ...

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