MICHAEL Y. BENNETT is an Associate Professor of English and Affiliated Faculty in Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Known for his work on absurd drama, the philosophy of theatre, Edward Albee, and Oscar Wilde, he is the author or editor of a dozen books. A past Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he will be a Visiting Fellow at, and Life Member of, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge.