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Additional Resources for The House of Blue Leaves by John Guare

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Further Reading

Bernstein, Samuel. The Strands Entwined: A New Direction in American Drama, Northeastern University Press, 1980, pp. 39-59.

Bernstein overviews the themes of and critical reaction to Guare's work, including The House of Blue Leaves.

Guare, John. A foreword to The House of Blue Leaves, Viking Press, 1972, pp. v-xi.

Guare discusses his inspirations for the play as well as its major themes.

Lyon, Warren. "No More Crying the 'Blue Leaves' Blues," in The New York Times, July 25, 1971, pp. 1, 5.

Chronicles the long process of getting the original production of The House of Blue Leaves off the ground. It is written by one of the play's producers.

Martin, Nicholas. "Chaos and Other Muses," in American Theatre, April 1, 1999.

In this interview, Guare discusses his use of language and the inspirations for his plays.

"The Art of Theater IX: John Guare," Paris Review, Winter 1992, p. 69.

This lengthy interview covers the whole of Guare's career...

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