Additional Resources for The Odd Couple by Neil Simon

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Bryer, Jackson R., editor. The Playwright's Art: Conversations with Contemporary Dramatists, Rutgers University Press, 1995, pp. 221-240

Interview with Simon responding to questions as varied as "how did you get started writing plays"" to "how do you feel about theatre critics1"'

Johnson, Robert K. Neil Simon, Twayne, 1983.

The second and currently last book devoted to Simon's work; includes chapter on The Odd Couple.

McGovern, Edythe. Neil Simon: A Critical Study, Frederick Ungar, 1978.

First book-length discussion of Simon; includes chapter on The Odd Couple.

Simon, Neil Rewrites, Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Simon's autobiography through his writing of Chapter Two. Offers some interesting insights into his inspirations and writing processes.

Weise, Judith "Neil Simon," in Critical Survey of Drama-English Language Series, edited by Frank N. Magill, Salem Press, 1985.

An insightful analysis of Simon's comedies in general (through Biloxi Blues) including perceptive commentary on The Odd Couple.

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