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Albee, Edward 

The Companion to Theatre and Performance

(1928– )American playwright. Namesake of the American *vaudeville tycoon Edward F. Albee, into whose family he was adopted, Albee rejected school, the patrician pretensions of his wealthy family, and throughout his career subverted their manners and diction. Fleeing to Greenwich Village in the 1950s, he struggled as a poet, and turned to playwriting at ... ...

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