Theatre of Tennessee Williams, Vol. 1: Battle of Angels, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie

Theatre of Tennessee Williams, Vol. 1: Battle of Angels, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie

by Tennessee Williams
     
 

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Volume 1 leads with Battle of Angels, William’s first produced play (1940), an early version of Orpheus Descending. This is followed by the texts of his first great popular successes: The Glass Menagerie (1945) and the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), which established Williams’s reputation once and for all as a genius of the

Overview

Volume 1 leads with Battle of Angels, William’s first produced play (1940), an early version of Orpheus Descending. This is followed by the texts of his first great popular successes: The Glass Menagerie (1945) and the Pulitzer Prize-winning A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), which established Williams’s reputation once and for all as a genius of the modern American theatre.The Theatre of Tennessee Williams brings together in a matching format the plays of one of the America’s most influential and innovative dramatists. Arranged in chronological order, this ongoing series includes the original cast listings and production notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811211352
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Series:
New Directions Paperbook Series
Pages:
419
Sales rank:
608,928
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) is the acclaimed author of many books of letters, short stories, poems, essays, and a large collection of plays, including The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Camino Real, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, The Night of the Iguana, and The Rose Tattoo.

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