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Spring storm

Author: Tennessee Williams; Dan Isaac
Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub., ©1999.
Series: New Directions paperbook, 883
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The solid and deft characterizations of the four young people whose lives intertwine - the sexually alive Heavenly Critchfield, her earthy lover Dick Miles, Heavenly's wealthy but tongue-tied admirer Arthur Shannon, and the repressed librarian Hertha Neilson who loves Arthur - while unique, foreshadow characters we will meet again and again in the Williams cannon. Epic in scope, somewhat melodramatic in execution,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Théâtre
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tennessee Williams; Dan Isaac
ISBN: 0811214222 9780811214223
OCLC Number: 41452739
Description: xxvi, 166 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, 883
Responsibility: Tennessee Williams ; edited, with an introduction, by Dan Isaac.

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"The solid and deft characterizations of the four young people whose lives intertwine - the sexually alive Heavenly Critchfield, her earthy lover Dick Miles, Heavenly's wealthy but tongue-tied admirer Arthur Shannon, and the repressed librarian Hertha Neilson who loves Arthur - while unique, foreshadow characters we will meet again and again in the Williams cannon. Epic in scope, somewhat melodramatic in execution, tragic in outcome, Spring Storm created a wave of excitement among theater insiders when it was given a staged reading at The Ensemble Studio Theatre's Octoberfest '96." "Productions planned for the fall of 1999 will give real audiences a chance to respond to the unusual event of a "new" play by Tennessee Williams. This edition has been prepared with an illuminating introduction and textual notes by Dan Isaac."--BOOK JACKET.

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