From Our Editors
Endowment recipients Albert Devlin and Nancy M. Tischler edit
this splendid collection of well-written personal letters penned by playwright
Tennessee Williams. The Selected Letters Volume I: 1920-1945 traces, through William’s own carefully chosen words,
his boyhood, college years, stint as a screenwriter for MGM and groundbreaking
first production of The Glass Menagerie. Th...
From the Publisher
Tennessee Williams' innovative approach and natural lyricism transformed American drama after World War II. Both major and minor works continue to be performed worldwide at the same time that his earliest (and previously unproduced) plays make audiences remember what theatrical excitement is all about. And now, the first volume of The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams takes the author from bo...