Theatre of Tennessee Williams, Vol. 3: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Theatre of Tennessee Williams, Vol. 3: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, Suddenly Last Summer

Theatre of Tennessee Williams, Vol. 3: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, Suddenly Last Summer

by Tennessee Williams
     
 

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Volume III of the series includes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955), Orpheus Descending (1957), and Suddenly Last Summer (1958). The first, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and Drama Critics Award, has proved every bit as successful as William’s earlier A Streetcar Named Desire. The other two plays, though different in kind, both have something of the quality of

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Volume III of the series includes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955), Orpheus Descending (1957), and Suddenly Last Summer (1958). The first, which won both the Pulitzer Prize and Drama Critics Award, has proved every bit as successful as William’s earlier A Streetcar Named Desire. The other two plays, though different in kind, both have something of the quality of Greek tragedy in 20th-century settings, bringing about catharsis through ritual death.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:
9780811211963
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
09/28/1991
Series:
Paperbook Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
423
Sales rank:
1,122,991
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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