Critical Insights: A Streetcar Named Desire

Critical Insights: A Streetcar Named Desire

by Brenda Murphy
     
 

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This volume in the Critical Insights series brings together a variety of new and classic essays on this famous play. Original essays contain an examination the play in light of postwar American culture and censorship as well as a comparison of Williams' treatment of tragedy with Arthur Miller’s in his equally iconic play, Death of a Salesman. Other essays consider how… See more details below

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This volume in the Critical Insights series brings together a variety of new and classic essays on this famous play. Original essays contain an examination the play in light of postwar American culture and censorship as well as a comparison of Williams' treatment of tragedy with Arthur Miller’s in his equally iconic play, Death of a Salesman. Other essays consider how repression drives the play’s action and review a selection of Streetcar criticism. Previously published essays deepen the reader’s understanding of the play and its critics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014709002
Publisher:
Salem Press
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Series:
Critical Insights , #19
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
1 MB

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