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Tennessee Williams: Plays 1937-1955

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ISBN-10: 1883011868

ISBN-13: 9781883011864

Edition: 2000

Authors: Tennessee Williams, Mel Gussow, Kenneth Holditch

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List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Library of America, The
Publication date: 10/1/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 975
Size: 5.15" wide x 8.15" long x 1.35" tall
Weight: 1.760
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…    

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