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At Home at the Zoo

This page was last edited on 17 Decemberat Books by Edward Albee. Albee’s dedication to continuing to evolve his voice — as evidenced edwarr later productions such as The Goat or Who is Sylvia — also routinely marks him as distinct from other American playwrights of his era.

But Peter is a backboard. Sep 16, Danya rated it it was amazing Shelves: Albee wrote a prequel to The Zoo Storytitled Homelife.

The only reason why I rated this 4 stars is due to the first act, because the first Act, even though it is focused on something completely different, simply albee as profound, nor as experimental story wise, and the overall arc is not as prominent. God”, are a combination of scornful mimicry and supplication. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Alyson rated it really liked it Nov 02, Zoo Story, on the other hand, will grab you and give you a good shake, and you’ll remember it for some time. Deirdre rated it really liked it May 19, But either way, both zooologico these plays are excellent and highly recommended. Peter is a wealthy publishing executive with a wife, two daughters, two cats, and two parakeets.

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Homelife was first read publicly at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference. May 20, Gonzalo rated it it was amazing. Now, this all makes it sound as though Homelife is just there to strengthen The Zoo Story.

Today, professional theatre companies can produce “The Zoo Story” either as a part of “Edward Albee’s at Home at the Zoo” originally titled “Peter and Jerry”or as a standalone play.

zoplogico Jun 02, Kara rated it it was amazing. Unexpectedly, Jerry pulls a knife on Peter, and then drops it as initiative for Peter to grab. Tony rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Retrieved from ” https: Eventually, Peter has had enough of his strange companion and tries to leave.

Although At Home is definitely not a zoolkgico alone one act, zoo story is, making At Home a tangent to a phenomenal play that poises an important question of placement in a human society.


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The elements of ironic humor and unrelenting dramatic suspense are brought to a climax when Jerry brings his victim down to his own savage level. Life in the Garden of Captives.

At Home at the Zoo by Edward Albee

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This in turn makes the impact of The Zoo Story even greater. It’s as if Albee is saying “See? But it’s a play with one and a half characters. Lists with This Book.

Abee Peter holds the knife defensively, Jerry charges him and impales himself on the knife. Homelife, the prequel or first act, if you do the two plays togetherserves to flesh out the character of Peter, making him more human.