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Tennessee Williams : everyone else is an audience

Author: Ronald Hayman
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few playwrights write as much of their lives into every work as did Tennessee Williams, and few had lives that were so obviously theatrical. Growing up amid abusive alcoholism, genteel posturing, and the incipient madness of his beloved sister, Rose, Williams produced plays in which violence exploded into rape, castration, and even cannibalism, projecting dramatic personal traumas. In this frank, compelling study,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams; Tennessee Williams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Hayman
ISBN: 0300054149 9780300054149
OCLC Number: 28547069
Description: xx, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Where you hang your hopes --
Columbia and Washington --
Student playwright --
Exit Tom, enter Tennessee --
You old bitch! --
Hollywood worm --
Desire and cemeteries --
Roman spring --
Terminal stretch --
Relentless caper --
A bit of shared luck --
Betrayal and bereavement --
The stoned age --
Everyone else is an audience --
Quarrelsome lover --
Appendix : Analysis of recycling.
Responsibility: Ronald Hayman.

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In this frank study Ronald Hayman explores the intersection of biography and art in the work of one of the most exuberantly autobiographical dramatists of the American Theatre. He examines Williams's  Read more...

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