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Tennessee Williams (1911 – 1983)

Nationality: American Periods: American: 20th Century

playwright, wrote A Street Car Named Desire and The Glass Menagerie

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Lifeboat Drill

A Streetcar Named Desire

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Criticism about Tennessee Williams

“Certain Moral Values”: A Rhetoric of Outcasts in the Plays of Tennessee Williams
A revised version of the author’s dissertation on Williams.
Contains: Criticism
Author: Dr. Darryl E. Haley
From: The University of Alabama, 1998-1999
Love and Death in Tennessee Williams
“Thomas Lanier Williams, the writer in point, personalizes in historic and psychic biography the bent of the American Experience since the first unsettlement of this country. Williams himself is profoundly aware of the parallel between his own biography and the unfolding of the American Pilgrims’ progress.”
Contains: Commentary, Criticism
Author: Fritscher, John J.
From: Loyola University Library, 1967.
Keywords: Tennessee Williams, love, death, plays
Tennessee William’s Grave
This site provides photographs of Tennessee Williams’ grave, including shots of the headstone and information about the cemetery.
Contains: Pictures
Keywords: Tennessee Williams, grave, burial site, headstone

Biographical sites about Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams
This site from the University of Mississippi provides a lengthy biography on Tennessee Williams as well as links to other places to get information.
Contains: Full Bio, Pictures, Awards, Works List
Keywords: Tennessee Williams, biography, links, life

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013