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Critical Essay | Critical Essay by David Richards

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of Three Tall Women.
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Critical Essay by David Richards

SOURCE: "Critical Winds Shift for Albee, A Master of the Steady Course," in The New York Times, April 13, 1994, pp. C15, C19.

[In the article below, based in part on a conversation with Albee, Richards provides a brief overview of Albee's career, relates the playwright's reaction to winning the Pulitzer, and discusses the autobiographical basis of Three Tall Women.]

For Edward Albee, the long exile is over.

Hailed more than 30 years ago for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? but dismissed in the 1970's and 80's for what was perceived as his increasingly abstract style, he won a third Pulitzer Prize yesterday, for Three Tall Women, and reclaimed his position as one of America's leading dramatists.

"I suppose I will be very warm and cuddly and pleased with myself for a...

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