29 Followers
31 Following
carissagreen50

Carissa Green Reads

I read widely from many genres. Perhaps this blog will feature fewer ratings and reviews, but I certainly intend to write about my reading life - it's the subject I most find myself wanting to talk about.

Currently reading

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall
Donald Hall
The Gay Science: with a Prelude in Rhymes and an Appendix of Songs
Walter Kaufmann, Friedrich Nietzsche
A Kierkegaard Anthology
Robert W. Bretall
The Guns of August
Barbara W. Tuchman

The Unhappy Couple

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Edward Albee

Is Martha a great role for a woman actor? Well, I guess, if you want to play a shitty, messed-up shrew. I never thought Albee was very kind to her character.

 

But, of course, George is no better. 

 

It's funny how their negative energy lifts them off of the page (and stage) - you wouldn't think it could do that so effectively.

 

-cg