Notes on Contributors Editors' Introduction David A. Crespy and Lincoln Konkle Designing Edward/Edward Designing: A Brief History of Edward Albee's Role in Theatrical Design David A. Crespy Theatrical Thanatology: Direct Address, Gestural Storytelling, and the Triple Goddess in Three Plays about Dying by Edward Albee Milbre Burch The Glee of Vulnerability: Becoming Kin with Edward Albee's Goat Parisa Shams A Queer Reading of Love in Edward Albee's Counting the Ways Ashley Raven Albee Stages Secular Epiphany Nathan Hedman Art Is a Hammer: Aura, Textual Awareness, and Comedy in Albee David Marcia Affecting the Lives of "Others": The Journey of Albee's Plays in the Soviet Union Julia Listengarten The (Mis)Representation of Edward Albee in Spain, 1963-2010 Ramon Espejo Romero Inside the Black Box: Albee's Visual Aesthetics of Obscurity Valentine Vasak "I Trap People": An Interview with Edward Albee Jackson R. Bryer Bibliography Index
David A. Crespy, Ph.D. (1998), is Professor of Playwriting, Acting, and Dramatic literature at the University of Missouri. He founded MU's Writing for Performance program and serves as the program's co-director and as the president of the Edward Albee Society. Lincoln Konkle, Ph.D. (1991), is Professor of English at The College of New Jersey where he teaches and publishes on dramatic literature. He is author of Thornton Wilder and The Puritan Narrative Tradition and co-founder of the Albee Society.