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Williams, Tennessee 1911-1983

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Most widely held works by Tennessee Williams
A streetcar named Desire : [a play by Tennessee Williams( Book )
326 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 8,309 libraries worldwide
Repressed widow visits sister in New Orleans after family estate dwindles to nothing. She is raped and eventually driven mad by her brutal brother-in-law
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Book )
205 editions published between 1196 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 6,770 libraries worldwide
A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
Cat on a hot tin roof by Tennessee Williams( Book )
168 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 4,611 libraries worldwide
Members of a neurotic Southern family gather to face the impending death of their patriarch, Big Daddy, and battle over the inheritance of his vast estate
Collected stories by Tennessee Williams( Book )
34 editions published between 1939 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,515 libraries worldwide
The vengeance of Nitocris -- A lady's beaded bag -- Something by Tolstoi -- Big black: a Mississippi idyll -- The accent of a coming foot -- Twenty seven wagons full of cotton -- Sand -- Ten minute stop -- Gift of an apple -- The field of blue children -- In memory of an aristocrat -- The dark room -- The mysteries of the Joy Rio -- Portrait of a girl in glass --- The angel in the alcove -- Oriflamme -- The vine -- The malediction -- The important thing -- One arm -- The interval -- Tent worms -- Desire and the black masseur -- Something about him -- The yellow bird. The night of the iguana -- The poet -- Chronicle of a demise -- Rubio y Morena -- The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin -- Two on a party -- Three players of a summer game -- The coming of something to the Widow Holly -- Hard candy -- Man bring this up road -- The mattress by the tomato patch -- The kingdom of Earth -- "Grand" -- Mama's old stucco house -- The knightly quest -- A recluse and his guest. Happy August the tenth -- The inventory at Fontana Bella -- Miss Coynte of Greene -- Sabbatha and solitude -- Completed -- Das wasser ist kalt -- Mother yaws -- The killer chicken and the closet queen
The theatre of Tennessee Williams by Tennessee Williams( Book )
27 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,427 libraries worldwide
The text used for each play was corrected and revised by the playwright in preparation for publication, or, in the case of the posthumously published Red Devil Battery Sign, makes use of his last known revision
The night of the iguana by Tennessee Williams( Book )
76 editions published between 1958 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,427 libraries worldwide
A rather rustic and very bohemian hotel in Mexico is the scene where, in 1940, several bizzare groups meet: Shannon, a defrocked Episcopal priest; Hannah, virginal and artistic; Maxine, the unbuttoned and recently widowed proprietress of the hotel; and more
American poetry : the twentieth century by The Library of America( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,384 libraries worldwide
Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams( visu )
83 editions published between 1951 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,327 libraries worldwide
After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley. Stanley, both repulsed by and attracted to Blanche, discovers that she has mortgaged property left to both sisters and spent all the money. He sets about discovering everything else he can about her past, and tension between Blanche and Stanley is further intensified when Blanche begins dating one of Stanley's poker buddies
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams( Book )
98 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,320 libraries worldwide
A fifty-year-old ex-actress undergoes a crisis of self-recognition in Rome, after the death of her husband
27 wagons full of cotton and other one-act plays by Tennessee Williams( Book )
42 editions published between 1945 and 1990 in English and held by 2,288 libraries worldwide
Plays by Tennessee Williams( Book )
14 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 1,868 libraries worldwide
Contains selections of Williams' most influential works including "The Glass Menagerie," "A Streetcar Named Desire," and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
Period of adjustment : high point over a cavern : a serious comedy by Tennessee Williams( Book )
49 editions published between 1960 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,425 libraries worldwide
A confused and frightened Southern bride has a groom who conceals his fear of inadequacy with brash, desperate bravado. He has an old war buddy, and the veteran husband to whom the diversion-seeking newlyweds flee, only to find that his wife has just walked out on him
The rose tattoo by Tennessee Williams( Book )
52 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 1,392 libraries worldwide
"The Rose Tattoo is one of Tennessee Williams' most beautiful and powerful plays. Set among a colony of Sicilian fisher-folk on the American Gulf Coast, it is the story of Serafina delle Rose,a woman for whom love was stronger than death."-inside jacket
Small craft warnings by Tennessee Williams( Book )
14 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 1,363 libraries worldwide
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Sound Recording )
52 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 1,361 libraries worldwide
A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
Suddenly last summer by Tennessee Williams( Book )
42 editions published between 1947 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 libraries worldwide
Contains the text of a 1958 play in which a young woman who has been in a mental institution since witnessing the horrible death of her cousin, is harassed by her relatives who all have their own reasons for wanting her to change her story
Camino Real. [A play] by Tennessee Williams( Book )
47 editions published between 1948 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
In this phantasmagorical play, the Camino Real (pronunciation: Cá-mino Réal) is a long highway, a dead end, a police state in a vaguely Latin American country, a nightmare, and an inescapable condition. Characters from history and literature -- Don Quixote, Casanova, Camille, Lord Byron -- inhabit a place where corruption, starvation, indifference and greed have immobilized anyone who tries to escape. Then, into this netherworld, the archetypal Kilroy arrives -- a sailor and all-American guy with "a heart as big as the head of baby." Like others before him in the Camino Real, Kilroy is robbed, conned, turned into a patsy, and he very nearly breaks ... but not quite. When this experimental epic opened on Broadway in 1953, it confounded the critics, but not the audiences. The play's iconic/ironic humor, playful conceits, and towering concerns about society's demand for conformity, the courage of the artist, and the power of compassion have made it a classic
Moise and the world of reason by Tennessee Williams( Book )
20 editions published between 1955 and 1984 in English and German and held by 1,300 libraries worldwide
Lance, a beautiful black figure skater. Full of lust and love for young men. Full, too, of despair and a craving for drugs. A young writer, runaway from Alabama, an innocent in the nightmare streets of New York. Moise, wearing transparant dresses, speaking in riddles, she can never finish her paintings or consummate a love affair
Clothes for a summer hotel : a ghost play by Tennessee Williams( Book )
12 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
Eight mortal ladies possessed; a book of stories by Tennessee Williams( Book )
13 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Lanier, Thomas, 1911-1983
Tīnnissī Willyāmz 1911-1983
Uilʹi︠a︡ms, Tennessi, 1911-1983
Uiliems, Tenesi
Uil'jams, Tenessi 1911-1983
Viljamss, Tenesijs, 1911-1983
Viljems, Tenesi
Ṿilyams, Ṭenesi, 1911-1983
Williams, Tennessee
Williams, Tennessee, 1911-
Williams, Thomas L. 1911-1983
Williams, Thomas Lainer, 1911-1983
Williams, Thomas Lanier.
Williams, Thomas Lanier, 1911-1983
Willyāmz, Tīnnissī 1911-1983
Wilyāmz, Tīnisī, 1911-1983
Wilyāmz, Tīnnissī 1911-1983
Ланир, Томас 1911-1983
Ланир, Томас Уильямс 1911-1983
Уильямс, Ланир Томас 1911-1983
Уильямс, Теннеси 1911-1983
Уильямс, Теннесси, 1911-1983
Уильямс, Томас Ланир 1911-1983
Уильямс, Томас Ланье
וויליאמס, טנסי, 1911־1983
ווליאמס, טנסי, 1911־1983
ויליאמס, טנסי, 1911־1983
יוליאמס, טנסי
تنيسي وليامز، 1911-1983
وليامز، تنسي، 1911-1983
ウィリアムズ, テネシー
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English (1,444)
German (28)
Chinese (6)
French (4)
Danish (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Persian (2)
Portuguese (1)
Italian (1)
Arabic (1)
Slovenian (1)
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