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The Cambridge companion to Tennessee Williams

Author: Matthew Charles Roudané
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of thirteen original essays covers Williams's work from the early apprenticeship years in the 1930s to his last play before his death in 1983.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Charles Roudané
ISBN: 0521495334 9780521495332 052149883X 9780521498838
OCLC Number: 59619651
Description: xxiv, 277 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction/Matthew C. Roudané --
Early Williams: the making of a playwright/Allean Hale --
Entering the Glass Menagerie/C.W.E. Bigsby --
A streetcar running fifty years/Felicia hardison Londré --
Camino Real: William's allegory about the fifties/Jan Balakian --
Writing in "A place of stone":Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"/Albert J. Devlin --
Before the fall-and after: Summer and Smoke and The Night of the Iguana/Thomas P. Adler --
the sacrificial Stud and the fugitive female in Suddenly Last Summer, Orpheus Descending, and Sweet Bird of Youth/ John M. Clum. Romantic textures in Tennessee Williams's plays and short stories/Nancy M. Tischler --
Creative rewriting: European and American influences on the dramas of Tennessee Williams/Gilbert Debusscher --
Seeking direction/Brenda Murphy --
Hollywood in crisis: Tennessee Williams and the evolution of the adult film/R. Barton Palmer --
Tennessee Williams: the last two decades/Ruby Cohn --
Words on Williams: a bibliographic essay/Jacqueline O'Connor --
The Strangest Kind of Romance: Tennessee Williams and his Broadway critics/Jacqueline O'Connor.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew C. Roudané.

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'The addition of Tennessee Williams to the list of subjects in this distinguished series of critical essays confirms his international status among twentieth-century authors. In celebrating his Read more...

 
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