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📒The Glass Menagerie ✍ Tennessee Williams

✏Book Title : The Glass Menagerie
✏Author : Tennessee Williams
✏Publisher : New Directions Publishing
✏Release Date : 1999
✏Pages : 105
✏ISBN : 0811214044
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Glass Menagerie Book Summary : A classic of modern drama about three confused family members living in their own world of illusions.

✏Book Title : A Student Handbook to the Plays of Tennessee Williams
✏Author : Stephen Bottoms
✏Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
✏Release Date : 2014-09-25
✏Pages : 296
✏ISBN : 9781472532442
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏A Student Handbook to the Plays of Tennessee Williams Book Summary : A Student Handbook to the Plays of Tennessee Williams provides the essential guide to Williams' most studied and revived dramas. Authored by a team of leading scholars, it offers students a clear analysis and detailed commentary on four of Williams' plays: The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Sweet Bird of Youth. A consistent framework of analysis ensures that whether readers are wanting a summary of the play, a commentary on the themes or characters, or a discussion of the work in performance, they can readily find what they need to develop their understanding and aid their appreciation of Williams' artistry. A chronology of the writer's life and work helps to situate all his works in context and the introduction reinforces this by providing a clear overview of Williams' writing, its recurrent themes and concerns and how these are intertwined with his life and times. For each play the author provides a summary of the plot, followed by commentary on: * The context * Themes * Characters * Structure and language * The play in production (both on stage and screen adaptations) Questions for study, and notes on words and phrases in the text are also supplied to aid the reader. The wealth of authoritative and clear commentary on each play, together with further questions that encourage comparison across Williams' work and related plays by other leading writers, ensures that this is the clearest and fullest guide to Williams' greatest plays.

✏Book Title : Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams
✏Author : Greta Heintzelman
✏Publisher : Infobase Publishing
✏Release Date : 2009-01-01
✏Pages : 449
✏ISBN : 9781438108568
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams Book Summary : One of the greatest American dramatists of the 20th century, Tennessee Williams is known for his sensitive characterizations, poetic yet realistic writing, ironic humor, and depiction, of harsh realties in human relationship. His work is frequently included in high school and college curricula, and his plays are continually produced. Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams includes entries on all of Williams's major and minor works, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, The Glass Menagerie, a novel, a collection of short stories, two poetry collections, and personal essays; places and events related to his works; major figures in his life; his literary influences; and issues in Williams scholarship and criticism. Appendixes include a complete list of Williams's works; a list of research libraries with significant Williams holdings; and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

✏Book Title : The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams
✏Author : Matthew C. Roudané
✏Publisher : Cambridge University Press
✏Release Date : 1997-12-11
✏Pages : 277
✏ISBN : 052149883X
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams Book Summary : This collection of thirteen original essays covers Williams's work from the early apprenticeship years in the 1930s to his last play before his death in 1983.

📒One Arm And Other Stories ✍ Tennessee Williams

✏Book Title : One Arm and Other Stories
✏Author : Tennessee Williams
✏Publisher : New Directions Publishing
✏Release Date : 1967
✏Pages : 211
✏ISBN : 0811202232
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏One Arm and Other Stories Book Summary : Eleven short stories, representing Williams' early fiction, provide insight into his compassion for the human condition

📒Suddenly Last Summer ✍ Tennessee Williams

✏Book Title : Suddenly Last Summer
✏Author : Tennessee Williams
✏Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
✏Release Date : 1986
✏Pages : 45
✏ISBN : 0822210940
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Suddenly Last Summer Book Summary : THE STORY: Kerr, in the NY Herald-Tribune, describes: This, says Mr. Williams through the most sympathetic voice among his characters, 'is a true story about the time and the world we live in.' He has made it seem true--or at least curiously and su

📒The Red Devil Battery Sign ✍ Tennessee Williams

✏Book Title : The Red Devil Battery Sign
✏Author : Tennessee Williams
✏Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
✏Release Date : 1988
✏Pages : 94
✏ISBN : 0811210472
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Red Devil Battery Sign Book Summary : This book is William's symbol for the military-industrial complex and all the dehumanizing trends it represents from mindless cocktail party chatter to bribery of officials to assassination plots directed against those who won't play the game, to attempted coups by right-wing zealots.

📒Summer And Smoke ✍ Tennessee Williams

✏Book Title : Summer and Smoke
✏Author : Tennessee Williams
✏Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
✏Release Date : 1950-01-01
✏Pages : 82
✏ISBN : 0822210975
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Summer and Smoke Book Summary : THE STORY: A play that is profoundly affecting, SUMMER AND SMOKE is a simple love story of a somewhat puritanical Southern girl and an unpuritanical young doctor. Each is basically attracted to the other but because of their divergent attitudes tow

📒Sweet Bird Of Youth ✍ Tennessee Williams

✏Book Title : Sweet Bird of Youth
✏Author : Tennessee Williams
✏Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
✏Release Date : 1962-10-01
✏Pages : 72
✏ISBN : 0822211041
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Sweet Bird of Youth Book Summary : THE STORY: As New York Newsday describes: Its two central characters are the Princess, an aging motion picture actress in flight from her latest screen disaster, and Chance Wayne, a young hustler whom she has picked up. Taking advantage of

📒Memoirs ✍ Tennessee Williams

✏Book Title : Memoirs
✏Author : Tennessee Williams
✏Publisher : New Directions Publishing
✏Release Date : 2006
✏Pages : 274
✏ISBN : 0811216691
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Memoirs Book Summary : For the "old crocodile," as Williams called himself late in life, the past was always present, and so it is with his continual shifting and intermingling of times, places, and memories as he weaves this story.