The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams

The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams

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Features letters written by the American playwright, revealing his childhood experiences, college years struggling with goals, grades, and money, and his emerging relationships.

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This volume features 330 letters written by Williams (1911-83) to some 70 correspondents from 1920 until 1945, the year of his first Broadway success, The Glass Menagerie , selected by leading Williams scholars: Devlin (English, U. of Missouri) and Tischler (emerita, English, Pennsylvania State U.). Includes photos of the playwright, family, and friends. Indexed by recipient and subject. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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The first volume of correspondence by the acclaimed American playwright ranges from his boyhood, through his educational years and his early work as a screenwriter at MGM, to his first major success with the 1945 production of the autobiographical The Glass Menagerie, all accompanied by running commentary by two noted scholars.

Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub., 2000-
ISBN: 9780811214452
Branch Call Number: B WIL
Characteristics: v. <1 > : ill. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Tennessee Williams


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