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Critical insights : a streetcar named Desire : by Tennessee Williams

Author: Brenda Murphy
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Streetcar Named Desire quickly became an international sensation when it premiered on ""Broadway"" in 1947. This work features essays on Tennessee Williams' famous play. It examines the play in  Read more...

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Named Person: Tennessee Williams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Murphy
ISBN: 9781587656286 1587656280
OCLC Number: 476585431
Description: ix, 324 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: On A streetcar named Desire / Brenda Murphy --
Biography of Tennessee Williams / Robert J. Forman --
The Paris review perspective / Chatherine Steindler --
World War II, sex, and displacement in A streetcar named Desire / Camille-Yvette Welsch --
Uncommon tragic protagonist: Blanche Du Boise and Willy Loman / Kenneth Elliott --
A room that I thought was empty: the representation of repression in A streetcar named Desire / Neil Heims --
A streetcar named Desire: a consideration of select criticism / Janyce Marson --
Desire, death, and laughter: tragicomic dramaturgy in A streetcar named Desire / Verna Foster --
Tragedy as habit: A streetcar named Desire / Britton J. Harwood --
"Stanley made love to her!--By force!" Blanche and the evolution of rape / John S. Bak --
No past to think in: who wings in A streetcar named Desire? / Dan Isaac --
Is there a gay man in this text? Subverting the closet in A streetcar named Desire / Dean Shackelford --
A streetcar named Desire: spatial violation and sexual violence / Anne Fleche --
The artful rerouting of A streetcar named Desire / Linda Costanzo Cahir --
Stanley Kowalski's not to secret sorrow: queering, de-queering, and re-queering A streetcar named Desire as drama, script, film, and opera / Keith Dorwick --
"Tiger--tiger!" Blanche's rape on screen / Nancy M. Tischler.
Responsibility: editor, Brenda Murphy.

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