A young Tennessee Williams listened as the doctor diagnosed him with diphtheria, a disease that kept him housebound for months. Since he couldn't play outside with the other boys, his mother told him to read and write stories. Who knew that those stories would develop into poetic expressions never heard before on the American stage. Williams' cinematic and lyrical style reached its height in The Glass Menagerie, which premiered in Chicago in 1944. Setting the playwright in context to his personal life, social, historical ...

Williams in an Hour 2010, In an Hour Books

ISBN-13: 9781936232321

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