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Now in its 14th year of publication, this magazine was created to offer the discerning reader a stimulating selection of excellent original writing. Black Lamb Review is a literate rather than a literary publication. Regular columns by writers in a variety of geographic locations and vocations are supplemented by features, reviews, articles on books and authors, and a selection of “departments,” including an acerbic advice column and a lamb recipe.

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A Week in Literary History

March 12th, 2002

American playwright Edward Albee (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, 1962) is born in 1928 in Washington, D.C.

albeeyoung.pngEdward Albee, b. March 12, 1928

Albee is perhaps America’s reigning elder statesman among playwrights, the recipient of three Pulitzers, and the subject of countless literature syllabuses. His early plays brought the Theater of the Absurd to the American stage and he has continued his career past its fiftieth year with a Tony Award at the age of seventy-three.

Suggested Reading Plays The Zoo Story, 1958. The Sandbox, 1959. The American Dream, 1960. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, 1962. Tiny Alice, 1964. A Delicate Balance, 1966. Seascape, 1974. Three Tall Women, 1991. The Goat or Who Is Sylvia? 2002. Essays Stretching My Mind, 2005.

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