#1 Selected Letters Of Tennesse Williams 1920 To 1945 by Tennessee Williams#1 Selected Letters Of Tennesse Williams 1920 To 1945 by Tennessee Williams

#1 Selected Letters Of Tennesse Williams 1920 To 1945

byTennessee WilliamsEditorAlbert Devlin, N M Tischler

Paperback | September 24, 2002

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Tennessee Williams wrote to family, friends, and fellow artists with equal measures of piety, wit, and astute self-knowledge. Presented with a running commentary to separate Williams's often hilarious, but sometimes devious, counter-reality from truth, the letters form a virtual autobiography of the great American dramatist. Volume 1 of The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams: 1920-1945, includes 330 letters written to nearly seventy correspondents and chosen from a group of 900 letters collected by two leading Williams scholars: Albert J. Devlin, professor of English at the University of Missouri, and Nancy M. Tischler, Professor Emerita of English at Pennsylvania State University.
After O'Neill, Williams is perhaps the best dramatist the United States has yet produced. Born in his grandfather's rectory in Columbus, Mississippi, Williams and his family later moved to St. Louis. There Williams endured many bad years caused by the abuse of his father and his own anguish over his introverted sister, who was later pe...
Title:#1 Selected Letters Of Tennesse Williams 1920 To 1945Format:PaperbackPublished:September 24, 2002Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081121527X

ISBN - 13:9780811215275