Essential Tennessee Williams: Includes The Yellow Bird, Excerpts from The Glass Menagerie and Selected Poems
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Essential Tennessee Williams: Includes The Yellow Bird, Excerpts from The Glass Menagerie and Selected Poems

by Tennessee Williams
     
 

Tennessee Williams, one of America’s most beloved playwrights, reads from his own work in an extraordinary and historic recording from the very earliest of the Caedmon archive.

This CD opens with the playwright reading the wistful opening monologue and the tragic ending of his Pulitzer Prize winning memory play, The Glass Menagerie. In addition,

Overview

Tennessee Williams, one of America’s most beloved playwrights, reads from his own work in an extraordinary and historic recording from the very earliest of the Caedmon archive.

This CD opens with the playwright reading the wistful opening monologue and the tragic ending of his Pulitzer Prize winning memory play, The Glass Menagerie. In addition, Williams reads a collection of his light and charming poetry that skillfully displays his range and skill. And Williams ends with his uproariously wicked short story, The Yellow Bird.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061232671
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/27/2007
Series:
Caedmon Essentials Series
Edition description:
Abridged
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
1,385,974
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Tennessee Williams, born Thomas Lanier Williams in 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi won Pulitzer Prizes for his dramas, A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Other plays include The Glass Menagerie, Summer and Smoke, The Rose Tattoo, Camino Real, Suddenly Last Summer, Sweet Bird of Youth and Night of the Iguana. He also wrote a number of one-act plays, short stories, poems and two novels, The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone and Moishe and the Age of Reason. He died in 1983 at the age of 72.

Tennessee Williams, born Thomas Lanier Williams in 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi won Pulitzer Prizes for his dramas, A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Other plays include The Glass Menagerie, Summer and Smoke, The Rose Tattoo, Camino Real, Suddenly Last Summer, Sweet Bird of Youth and Night of the Iguana. He also wrote a number of one-act plays, short stories, poems and two novels, The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone and Moishe and the Age of Reason. He died in 1983 at the age of 72.

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