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Mister Paradise and other one-act plays

Author: Tennessee Williams; Nicholas Rand Moschovakis; David E Roessel
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2006.
Series: Penguin modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of thirteen one-act dramas, which features isolated figures struggling against a cruel world, who refuse to lose sight of their dreams.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tennessee Williams; Nicholas Rand Moschovakis; David E Roessel
ISBN: 9780141188423 0141188421
OCLC Number: 62474724
Notes: Originally published in this ed.: New York : New Directions Book, 2005, which was published by special arrangement with University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee.
Description: xxxvi, 245 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: These are the stairs you got to watch --
Mister Paradise --
The Palooka --
Escape --
Why do you smoke so much, Lily? --
Summer at the lake --
The big game --
The pink bedroom --
The fat man's wife --
Thank you, kind spirit --
The municipal abattoir --
Adam and Eve on a ferry --
And tell sad stories of the deaths of queens.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics.
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: Tennessee Williams ; edited with an introduction and notes by Nicholas Moschovakis and David Roessel ; foreword by Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson.

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Recommended reading. "Summer at the Lake" shows the young author contemplating his restlessness and toxic love of his overbearing and manipulative mother. --John Lahr Kudos to Nicholas Rand Read more...

 
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