The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams

The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams

by Matthew C. Roudane (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521495332
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2003
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations and acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; Chronology; Introduction Matthew C. Roudané; 1. Early Williams: the making of a playwright Allean Hale; 2. Entering The Glass Menagerie C. W. E. Bigsby; 3. A streetcar running fifty years Felicia Hardison Londré; 4. Camino Real: Williams's allegory about the fifties Jan Balakian; 5. Writing in 'A Place of Stone': Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Albert J. Devlin; 6. Before the fall - and after: Summer and Smoke and The Night of the Iguana Thomas P. Adler; 7. The sacrificial stud and the fugitive female in Suddenly Last Summer, Orpheus Descending, and Sweet Bird of Youth John M. Clum; 8. Romantic textures in Tennessee Williams's plays and short stories Nancy M. Tischler; 9. Seeking direction Brenda Murphy; 10. Hollywood in crisis: Tennessee Williams and the evolution of the adult film R. Barton Palmer; 11. Tennessee Williams: the last two decades Ruby Cohn; 12. Words on Williams: a bibliographical essay Jacqueline O'Connor; 13. The Strangest Kind of Romance: Tennessee Williams and his Broadway critics Jacqueline O'Connor; Index.

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