Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by  Edward Albee - Paperback - from Better World Books  (SKU: 38738509-6)

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by  Edward Albee - Paperback - from Better World Books  (SKU: 38738509-6)
Stock Photo: Cover May Be Different

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

by Albee, Edward

  • Used
Condition
Used - Like New
ISBN 10
0822212498
ISBN 13
9780822212492
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Mishawaka, Indiana
2 Copies Available from This Seller
(You can add more at checkout.)
Item Price
$5.89
FREE Shipping to USA Standard delivery: 4 to 8 days
More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated. Used - Like New. Former Library book. Book in almost Brand New condition.

Synopsis

“Twelve times a week,” answered Uta Hagen, when asked how often she’d like to play Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Like her, audiences and critics alike could not get enough of Edward Albee’s masterful play. A dark comedy, it portrays husband and wife George and Martha in a searing night of dangerous fun and games. By the evening’s end, a stunning, almost unbearable revelation provides a climax that has shocked audiences for years. With the play’s razor-sharp dialogue and the stripping away of social pretense, Newsweek rightly foresaw Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? as “a brilliantly original work of art—an excoriating theatrical experience, surging with shocks of recognition and dramatic fire [that] will be igniting Broadway for some time to come.” 

Reviews

On Apr 28 2014, a reader said:
A young and handsome new-hire college professor Nick, and his mousey wife Honey, are invited to the home of the dull head of the history dept. George, after hours, post campus event (unbeknownst to George) by George's sexy 40 something wife, Martha. Believing the visit will enhance young Nick's career, (Martha is the daughter of the college's president) they accept the invitation, unaware they are in for a disturbing night of non stop drinking, leading to shocking behavior by their hosts, and themselves. Stunning ending! A classic play, made into a movie in the 1960's, starring famous real life husband and wife Liz Taylor and Richard Burton, a young George Segal and Sandy Dennis. I found reading the play much more disturbing than the movie, which tends to be softened a bit by lovely Liz. I have not yet seen the actual play performed-but I must, someday!

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win !

(Log in or Create an Account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

bookseller
Better World Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
38738509-6
Title
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Author
Albee, Edward
Book condition
new Used - Like New
Quantity available
2
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0822212498
ISBN 13
9780822212492
Publisher
Dramatists Play Service, Incorporated
Place of Publication
U.s.a.
This edition first published
1998-01

Terms of Sale

Better World Books

Better World Books wants every single one of its customers to be happy with their purchase. If you are not satisfied your purchase or simply find out that it was not the book you were looking for, please e-mail us at: help@betterworldbooks.com. We will get back to you as soon as possible with directions on how to return the book to our warehouse. Please keep in mind that because we deal mostly in used books, any extra components, such as CDs or access codes, are usually not included. CDs: If the book does include a CD, it will be noted in the book's description ("With CD!"). Otherwise, there is no CD included, even if the term is used in the book's title. Access Codes: Unless the book is described as "New," please assume that the book does *not* have an access code.

About the Seller

Better World Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since 2005
Mishawaka, Indiana
Ask Seller a Question

About Better World Books

Better World Books is the world's leading socially conscious online bookseller and has sold over 100 million books. Each sale generates funds for global literacy and education initiatives. We offer low prices, fast shipping, and have a 100% money back guarantee, if you are not completely satisfied.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects, "new"... [More]

This Book’s Categories

tracking-