Tennessee Williams


Tennessee Williams
The Glass Menagerie (New Directions Books) Cover Image
By Tennessee Williams, Robert Bray (Introduction by)
$11.95
ISBN: 9780811214049
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - June 17th, 1999

Menagerie was Williams's first popular success and launched the brilliant, if somewhat controversial, career of our pre-eminent lyric playwright.


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780451171122
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Published: Signet -

Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning play has captured both stage and film audiences since its debut in 1954. One of his best-loved and most famous plays, it exposes the lies plaguing the family of a wealthy Southern planter of humble origins.


Memoirs Cover Image
By Tennessee Williams, John Waters (Introduction by)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780811216692
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - October 15th, 2006


And, of course, Memoirs is filled with Williams' amazing friends from the worlds of stage, screen, and literature as heoften hilariously, sometimes fondly, sometimes notremembers them: Laurette Taylor, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, Elia Kazan, Marlon Brando, Vivian Leigh, Carson McCullers, Anna Magnani, Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor, and Tallulah Bankhead to name a few.


The Rose Tattoo Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780822209713
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Published: Dramatist's Play Service, 3rd THUS edition - January 1998

The Rose Tattoo is larger than life a fable, a Greek tragedy, a comedy, a melodrama it is a love letter from Tennessee Williams to anyone who has ever been in love or ever will be. Professional widow and dressmaker Serafina delle Rosa has withdrawn from the world, locking away her heart and her sixteen-year-old daughter Rosa.


Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Cover Image
By Tennessee Williams, Edward Albee (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811216012
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - September 17th, 2004

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof first heated up Broadway in 1955 with its gothic American story of brothers vying for their dying father's inheritance amid a whirlwind of sexuality, untethered in the person of Maggie the Cat. The play also daringly showcased the burden of sexuality repressed in the agony of her husband, Brick Pollitt.


Notebooks Cover Image
$75.15
ISBN: 9780300116823
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Published: Yale University Press - January 30th, 2007

Tennessee Williams’s Notebooks, here published for the first time, presents by turns a passionate, whimsical, movingly lyrical, self-reflective, and completely uninhibited record of the life of this monumental American genius from 1936 to 1981, the year of his death.


A Streetcar Named Desire Cover Image
By Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller (Introduction by)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780811216029
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - September 17th, 2004


Who better than America's elder statesman of the theater, Williams' contemporary Arthur Miller, to write as a witness to the lightning that struck American culture in the form of A Streetcar Named Desire?