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The glass menagerie

Author: Tennessee Williams
Publisher: New York : New Directions, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The embattled Wingfield family: Amanda, a faded southern belle, abandoned wife, dominating mother, who hopes to match her daughter with an eligible "gentleman caller;" Laura, a lame and painfully shy, she evades her mother's schemes and reality by retreating to a world of make-believe; Tom's sole support of the family, he eventually leaves home to become a writer but is forever haunted by the memory of Laura.
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Genre/Form: Domestic drama
Teatro doméstico
Drama
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tennessee Williams
ISBN: 0811214044 9780811214049 9780808508830 0808508830
OCLC Number: 40510514
Notes: Originally published: [New York] : Random House, 1945.
Description: xxii, 105 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction / Robert Bray --
Cast Listing/Scene --
The Characters --
Production Notes --
The Glass Menagerie --
The Catastrophe of Success, an essay / Tennessee Williams.
Responsibility: Tennessee Williams ; introduction by Robert Bray.

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The embattled Wingfield family: Amanda, a faded southern belle, abandoned wife, dominating mother, who hopes to match her daughter with an eligible "gentleman caller;" Laura, a lame and painfully shy, she evades her mother's schemes and reality by retreating to a world of make-believe; Tom's sole support of the family, he eventually leaves home to become a writer but is forever haunted by the memory of Laura.

The only single edition now available of this American classic about a mother obsessed with her disabled daughter.

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