Tennessee Williams / editor, Brenda Murphy

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Subjects: Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c2011
Series: Critical insights
Critical insights
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: ix, 382 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Editor : Murphy, Brenda, 1950-
Salem Press
Notes: LCCN: 2010029142
ISBN: 9781587656873 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1587656876 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: On Tennessee Williams / Brenda Murphy -- Biography of Tennessee Williams / Robert J. Forman -- The Paris review perspective / Sasha Weiss for The Paris review -- The critical reception of the works of Tennessee Williams / Jennifer Banach -- Tennessee Williams on America / Susan C. W. Abbotson -- "Getting the colored lights going": expressionism in A streetcar named Desire / Henry I. Schvey -- Mendacity on the stage: "lying and liars" in Cat on a hot tin roof / Kenneth Elliott -- A gallery of witches / Nancy M. Tischler -- Culture, power, and the (en)gendering of community: Tennessee Williams and politics / Thomas P. Adler -- Deranged artists: creativity and madness / Jacqueline O'Connor -- Flying the Jolly Roger: images of escape and selfhood in The glass menagerie / Lori Leathers Single -- "Fifty percent illusion": The mask of the southern belle in Tennessee Williams's A streetcar named Desire, The glass menagerie, and "Portrait of a Madonna" / George Hovis -- Williams in ebony: black and multi-racial productions of A streetcar named Desire / Philip C. Kolin -- "Something cloudy, something clear": homophobic discourse in Tennessee Williams / John M. Clum -- "sneakin' and spyin'" from Broadway to the Beltway: cold war masculinity, Brick, and homosexual existentialism / John S. Bak -- "Collecting evidence": the natural world in Tennessee Williams' The night of the iguana / Rod Phillips -- Red devil battery sign: an approach to a mytho-political theatre / James Schlatter -- Tennessee Williams' Out cry in The two-character play / Nicholas O. Pagan -- Peeping Tom: voyeurism, taboo, and truth in the world of Williams's short fiction / George W. Crandell -- "The transmutation of experience": the aesthetics and themes of Williams's nonfiction / D. Dean Shackelford
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King copy purchased with monies from the Robert B. Sinclair Library Collections Fund
Donation Info: Donor : Sinclair, Robert B
OCLC Number: 649079446
ISBN/ISSN: 9781587656873