Best Read [Tennessee Williams] ✓ A Streetcar Named Desire & The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Plays) || [Suspense Book] PDF ✓

By Tennessee Williams | Comments: ( 263 ) | Date: ( Feb 25, 2020 )


  • Title: A Streetcar Named Desire & The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Plays)
  • Author: Tennessee Williams
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback

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Tennessee Williams

Thomas Lanier Williams III, better known by the nickname Tennessee Williams, was a major American playwright of the twentieth century who received many of the top theatrical awards for his work He moved to New Orleans in 1939 and changed his name to Tennessee, the state of his father s birth He won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948 and for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 1955 In addition, The Glass Menagerie 1945 and The Night of the Iguana 1961 received New York Drama Critics Circle Awards His 1952 play The Rose Tattoo dedicated to his lover, Frank Merlo , received the Tony Award for best play.Characters in his plays are often seen as representations of his family members Laura Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie was understood to be modeled on Rose Some biographers believed that the character of Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire is also based on her.Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie was generally seen to represent Williams mother, Edwina Characters such as Tom Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie and Sebastian in Suddenly, Last Summer were understood to represent Williams himself In addition, he used a lobotomy operation as a motif in Suddenly, Last Summer.The Pulitzer Prize for Drama was awarded to A Streetcar Named Desire in 1948 and to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 1955 These two plays were later filmed, with great success, by noted directors Elia Kazan Streetcar with whom Williams developed a very close artistic relationship, and Richard Brooks Cat Both plays included references to elements of Williams life such as homosexuality, mental instability, and alcoholism Although The Flowering Peach by Clifford Odets was the preferred choice of the Pulitzer Prize jury in 1955 and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof was at first considered the weakest of the five shortlisted nominees, Joseph Pulitzer Jr chairman of the Board, had seen Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and thought it worthy of the drama prize The Board went along with him after considerable discussion 18 Williams wrote The Parade, or Approaching the End of a Summer when he was 29 and worked on it sporadically throughout his life A semi autobiographical depiction of his 1940 romance with Kip Kiernan in Provincetown, Massachusetts, it was produced for the first time on October 1, 2006 in Provincetown by the Shakespeare on the Cape production company, as part of the First Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival.Other works by Williams include Camino Real and Sweet Bird of Youth.His last play went through many drafts as he was trying to reconcile what would be the end of his life 14 There are many versions of it, but it is referred to as In Masks Outrageous and Austere.

Comments A Streetcar Named Desire & The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Plays)

  • Eibi82

    Decía Lorca que "El Teatro es poesía que se sale del libro para hacerse humana", no puedo estar más de acuerdo, esta máxima, con Tennessee Williams, se cumple de forma brillante.

  • Francisco

    El teatro de Tennessee Williams, no por conocido (sobre todo en España por sus adaptaciones cinematográficas) no deja de ser atractivo. Estas dos obras son de las más señaladas de su producción literaria, y ofrecen su visión de unos personajes que intentan sobrevivir en un mundo que no espera a personajes tan necesitados de cariño y ternura. La buena construcción teatral, el "andamiaje" que puede brindar al público (al lector en este caso) hace que las obras funcionen tanto en el ámbit [...]

  • Loredelcarmen


  • Jesús Lévano

    La energía de los personajes de Tennesse es apabullante. El dramaturgo al que más quiero de EE.UU; me recuerda muchísimo a Lorca.

  • María Andújar

    El destino y la desgracia de la vida.

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