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Tennessee Williams

a portrait in laughter and lamentation

by Harry Rasky

  • 95 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Rasky, Harry, 1928- -- Friends and associates.,
    • Dramatists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Motion picture producers and directors -- Canada -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHarry Rasky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3545.I5365 Z826 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 148 p. :
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2713519M
      ISBN 100396087752
      LC Control Number86006402

      Williams admitted that he wrote this memoir in his sixties when he was broke and needed the money. He also believed he would be dead before it was published, which lends a delightfully confessional quality to the book. This is Tennessee Williams in his own words, and they sure are fun to read. Free download or read online A Streetcar Named Desire pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Tennessee Williams. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this plays, classics story are Blanche DuBois, Stanley Kowalski. The book has been 4/5.

      Tennessee Williams was famous for insisting he write every morning. Even during his darkest days, while mourning a lover, or abusing some substance -- and he abused most of them at one time or another -- he'd write. The stories in this volume, arranged chronologically, are from every period of his long life, and recreate the milieux Williams knew and chronicled so movingly -- from his gypsy 4/5(3). Tennessee Williams was born Thomas Lanier Williams in Columbus, Mississippi. Because his father was a traveling salesman and was often away from home, he lived the first ten years of his life in his maternal grandparents' home.

      Feb 23,  · "Tennessee Williams is a biography that repeatedly sheds additional light on the sources of inspiration for some of its subjects greatest plays Hayman's book has the virtue of being succinct and comprehensive at the same time. Tennessee Williams is a legend in the theater and he wrote some of the most memorable plays. Explore five of the best dramas from this popular playwright. Tennessee Williams is a legend in the theater and he wrote some of the most memorable plays. Explore five of the best dramas from this popular playwright.


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He did not acquire the nickname Tennessee until college, when classmates began calling him that in honor of his Southern accent and his father’s home state.

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Born in Columbus, Mississippi, Tennessee was a sickly child. Due to diphtheria, he even spent the whole year without leaving home.

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When his father, a travelling salesman, moved with his family to St Louis some years later, both he and his sister found it impossible to settle down to city life.