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Critical Essay | Critical Review by John Lahr

This literature criticism consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis & critique of Three Tall Women.
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Critical Review by John Lahr

SOURCE: "Sons and Mothers," in The New Yorker, Vol. LXX, No. 13, May 16, 1994, pp. 102-05.

Greg Evans on Albee's use of characterization in Three Tall Women:

[In Three Tall Women Albee provides] each "character" with all the dignity and indignity of their respective ages. Youth is both charmingly dreamy and maddeningly disdainful; the 52-year-old, while boasting that middle age is "the only time you get a 360-degree view," doesn't like what she sees on either side: and the old woman is by terms resigned to and anguished by her disintegration.

Greg Evans, in a review of Three Tall Women, in Variety, 14 February 1994.

[Lahr is an award-winning American critic, nonfiction writer, playwright, novelist, biographer, and editor. In the following excerpt, he lauds Three Tall Women as "a wary act of reconciliation, whose pathos...

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