By Charles Isherwood
Aug. 26, 2018
Neil Simon, the playwright whose name was synonymous with Broadway comedy and commercial success in the theater for decades, and who helped redefine popular American humor with an emphasis on the frictions of urban living and the agonizing conflicts of family intimacy, died on Sunday in Manhattan. He was 91.
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*1:"The Comedy of Neil Simon"(1973) "The Collected Plays of Neil Simon Volume II"(1980)など。いずれも出版社はAvon。