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Theatre of Tennessee Williams In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel and Other Plays

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ISBN-10: 0811212866

ISBN-13: 9780811212861

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tennessee Williams

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date: 9/17/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

After O'Neill, Williams is perhaps the best dramatist the United States has yet produced. Born in his grandfather's rectory in Columbus, Mississippi, Williams and his family later moved to St. Louis. There Williams endured many bad years caused by the abuse of his father and his own anguish over his introverted sister, who was later permanently institutionalized. Williams attended the University of Missouri, and, after time out to clerk for a shoe company and for his own mental breakdown, also attended Washington University of St. Louis and the University of Iowa, from which he graduated in 1938. Williams began to write plays in 1935. During 1943 he spent six months as a contract…