Student's Guide to Tennessee Williams

Student's Guide to Tennessee Williams

by Spring Hermann

Hardcover(Library Binding - New Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766027060
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/28/2007
Series: Understanding Literature Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

A Playwright Is Born: An introduction to the life and works of Tennessee Williams     9
The Troubled Williams Family: The complex family of Tennessee Williams     23
A New Style of Drama: Examining The Glass Menagerie     40
Dark Desire: Examining A Streetcar Named Desire     54
Deception and Greed: Examining Cat on a Hot Tin Roof     67
Body and Soul: Examining Summer and Smoke, The Rose Tattoo, and The Night of the Iguana     78
Short Plays and Other Works: Other notable works by Tennessee Williams     90
Other Playwrights: Influences and contemporaries of Williams     104
Williams Lives On: The legacy of Tennessee Williams     119
Chronology     135
Chapter Notes     144
Glossary     153
Major Works by Tennessee Williams     155
Further Reading and Internet Addresses     157
Index     158

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