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Your Friends and Neighbors

Neil LaBute
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571197910
Date Published
15.02.1999
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Summary

Your Friends and Neighbors is another of Neil Labute’s tales of men behaving badly towards women. His debut feature, In the Company of Men, was described by Variety as ‘ a dark, probing, trulydisturbing exploration of yuppie angst and male anxieties.’ In Your Friends and Neighbors, male anxiety – and misogyny towards women – is again on show, but in this case the women give as good as they get and are not merely passive victims to the men’s sexual narcissism. In the end,the men do get their just deserts. LaBute has been described as the new Kubrick and he writes with an ear for the complex nuancesof everyday speech.

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Neil LaBute received his Master of Fine Arts degree in dramatic writing from New York University and was the recipient of a literary fellowship to study at the Royal Court Theatre, London. He also attended the Sundance Institute’s Playwrights Lab and is the Playwright-in- Residence with MCC Theatre in New York City. LaBute’s plays include: bash: latter-day plays, The Shape…

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