Tennessee Williams

Standard Name: Williams, Tennessee


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Friends, Associates Edith Sitwell
During her first visit to the USA, ES met Charlie Chaplin , Greta Garbo , and Marianne Moore . A press party at the Gotham Book Mart in New York was attended by ES ...
Friends, Associates Carson McCullers
Other friends who not of this group but who were important to CMC included several distinguished writers: Eudora Welty , Katherine Anne Porter , Tennessee Williams , Elizabeth Ames (director of the writers' community at...
Intertextuality and Influence Brigid Brophy
One of the twelve sections is no more fifty words. The novel's decadent style inhabits the minds of several characters, particularly that of the tall, fragile, perpetually exhausted but secretly sexually voracious Antonia Mount. Her...
Material Conditions of Writing Carson McCullers
She began this novel during the extremely fertile year of 1939, under the title The Bride and Her Brother. She finished it in summer 1945, and declined an offer from Random House to publish...
Reception Carson McCullers
In England, Edith Sitwell called CMCa transcendental writer, and V. S. Pritchettthe most remarkable novelist to come out of America for a generation.
Dews, Carlos L., and Carson McCullers. “Chronology and Notes”. Complete Novels, Library of America, Literary Classics of the United States, pp. 807-27.
The earliest full-length study of her, by Oliver Evans
Textual Production Carson McCullers
As a child, CMC was constantly putting on shows. She was writer, director, and technician; her siblings acted, and her mother drummed up an audience from the neighbourhood.
Carr, Virginia Spencer. The Lonely Hunter: A Biography of Carson McCullers. Doubleday and Co. Inc.
Many years later she collaborated...


3 December 1947: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee (born...

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3 December 1947

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee (born Tom) Williams opened on Broadway, directed by Elia Kazan and starring Marlon Brando and Jessica Tandy .


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