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Notebooks

Author: Tennessee Williams; Margaret Bradham Thornton
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2006.
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"Tennessee Williams's Notebooks, here published for the first time, presents by turns a passionate, whimsical, movingly lyrical, self-reflective, and completely uninhibited record of the life of this monumental American genius from 1936 to 1981. In these pages Williams (1911-1981) wrote out his most private thoughts; reflected on his plays, stories, and poems; and gave accounts of his social, professional, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Tagebuch 1936-1981
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Notes, esquisses, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Notebooks.
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607857138
Online version:
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983.
Notebooks.
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)608176461
Named Person: Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tennessee Williams; Margaret Bradham Thornton
ISBN: 0300116829 9780300116823
OCLC Number: 62161363
Description: xxvi, 828 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Journals
Responsibility: Tennessee Williams ; edited by Margaret Bradham Thornton.
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Presents a lyrical, and self-reflective record of the life of Tennessee Williams from 1936 to 1981. In this work he wrote out his private thoughts and sketches of plays, poems, and accounts of his  Read more...

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