Tennessee Williams A to Z: The Essential Reference to His Life and Work

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"Tennessee Williams is one of the most captivating and popular playwrights of the 20th century. Williams is known for his beautiful and sensitive characterizations, his use of poetic realism and irony, and his portrayal of intricate human relationships. A major resource for scholars and students, Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams is an essential reference to everything one needs to know about Williams and his works. This volume contains: a detailed discussion of Williams's life; scene-by-scene synopses and critical commentary on every play; comprehensive analyses of major and minor characters; biographical information on important figures in Williams's life, from his earliest influences to his later friendships, including actors, collaborators, theater directors, and more; and entries on important places, literary and theatrical terms, and more." Additional features include a comprehensive guide to resources for the study of Tennessee Williams, a chronology, a bibliography of secondary sources, and a complete bibliography of Williams's works.
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Part of Facts On File's "Critical Companion" series, which focuses on the lives and works of influential writers, this illustrated A-to-Z aims to serve as a one-stop resource for Tennessee Williams scholars. Authored by Smith-Howard (Gallatin Sch., New York Univ.) and Heintzelman, a reference librarian at the Onassis Library for Hellenic and Roman Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the book is divided into four sections. The first comprises a 14-page biography with recommendations for further reading. The second and largest section includes entries for each of Williams's plays, stories, and miscellaneous publications. These range in length in accordance with their subjects, with short story entries averaging a page and multiact-play entries running several pages. Each entry includes a synopsis, commentary, production history, publication history, character descriptions, and recommendations for further reading. The third section consists of brief entries on subjects relating to Williams and his work, covering, for example, awards, the Dramatists Guild, Truman Capote, and Washington University. The final section includes a chronology of Williams's life, a bibliography of his work, and a bibliography of secondary sources. Bottom Line Numerous critical studies, biographies, and reference books-notably, Greenwood's own 2004 The Tennessee Williams Encyclopedia-have been published on this great American dramatist. This one stands out for the breadth of its coverage, its focus on the writer's work, and its user-friendly format. Public and academic libraries needing more material on Williams should consider purchasing.-Denise Johnson, Bradley Univ. Lib., Peoria, IL Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816048885
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2005
  • Series: Critical Companion Series
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

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