Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire

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Tennessee Williams is viewed as possibly the most talented American playwright. He was born in 1911 and wrote over 70 one-act plays, and many full length plays, as well as novels, short stories, and poems. Tennessee Williams was a complicated and inspiring man, having a deep love for his sister who was suffering from schizophrenia, as well as himself dealing with depression, drug addiction, and homosexuality. Despite the hardships in his life, he continued to inspire people for generations. The play A Streetcar Named Desire was written in 1947, and was adapted into a full length movie in 1951, with an amazing cast including Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, and Kim Hunter, and directed by Elia Kazan. It received rewards for Best Actress, Best Supporting

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