MICHAEL Y. BENNETT is Associate Professor of English and affiliated faculty in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he teaches courses on modern drama. He is the author of The Cambridge Introduction to Theatre and Literature of the Absurd (2015); Narrating the Past through Theatre (2012); Words, Space, and the Audience (2012); and Reassessing the Theatre of the Absurd (2011/Pb 2013). He is the editor of Oscar Wilde’s Society Plays (2015); with Benjamin D. Carson, Eugene O’Neill’s One-Act Plays: New Critical Perspectives, (2012/Pb 2014); and Refiguring Oscar Wilde’s Salome (2011). He is also Series Editor of New Perspectives in Edward Albee Studies. In addition, he was a UW System Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities in Spring 2014 and the recipient of the 2015 UW-Whitewater Award for Outstanding Research.