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Williams, Tennessee 1911-1983

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Most widely held works by Tennessee Williams
A streetcar named desire by Tennessee Williams( Book )

468 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 7,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tennessee Williams' classic drama studies the emotional disintegration of a Southern woman whose last chance for happiness is destroyed by her vindictive brother-in-law
The glass menagerie by Tennessee Williams( Book )

407 editions published between 1196 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 6,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong willed woman attempts to impose her shattered dreams into the life and personality of her shy, reclusive daughter
Cat on a hot tin roof by Tennessee Williams( Book )

354 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 5,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of a neurotic Southern family gather to face the impending death of their patriarch, Big Daddy, and battle over the inheritance of his vast estate
A streetcar named Desire by Elia Kazan( Visual )

136 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After being exiled from her hometown of Auriol, Mississippi for seducing a seventeen-year-old boy at the school where she taught English, Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly at the New Orleans home of her pregnant sister Stella Kowalski and her Stella's husband Stanley
The night of the iguana by Tennessee Williams( Book )

154 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rather rustic and very bohemian hotel in Mexico is the scene where, in 1940, several bizarre groups meet: Shannon, a defrocked Episcopal priest; Hannah, virginal and artistic; Maxine, the unbuttoned and recently widowed proprietress of the hotel; and more
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams( Book )

201 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in 14 languages and held by 2,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifty-year-old ex-actress undergoes a crisis of self-recognition in Rome, after the death of her husband
Collected stories by Tennessee Williams( Book )

55 editions published between 1939 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vengeance of Nitocris -- A lady's beaded bag -- Something by Tolstoi -- Big black: a Mississippi idyll -- The accent of a coming foot -- Twenty seven wagons full of cotton -- Sand -- Ten minute stop -- Gift of an apple -- The field of blue children -- In memory of an aristocrat -- The dark room -- The mysteries of the Joy Rio -- Portrait of a girl in glass -- The angel in the alcove -- Oriflamme -- The vine -- The malediction -- The important thing -- One arm -- The interval -- Tent worms -- Desire and the black masseur -- Something about him -- The yellow bird. The night of the iguana -- The poet -- Chronicle of a demise -- Rubio y Morena -- The resemblance between a violin case and a coffin -- Two on a party -- Three players of a summer game -- The coming of something to the Widow Holly -- Hard candy -- Man bring this up road -- The mattress by the tomato patch -- The kingdom of Earth -- "Grand"--Mama's old stucco house -- The knightly quest -- A recluse and his guest. Happy August the tenth -- The inventory at Fontana Bella -- Miss Coynte of Greene -- Sabbatha and solitude -- Completed -- Das wasser ist kalt -- Mother yaws -- The killer chicken and the closet queen
The theatre of Tennessee Williams by Tennessee Williams( Book )

25 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and Multiple languages and held by 2,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The theatre of Tennessee Williams presents, in matching format, the plays of one of America's most consistently influential and innovative dramatists. The first five volumes of this ongoing series contain Williams' full-length plays through 1975 and, in addition to the texts themselves, include original cast listings and production notes. Volumes 6 and 7 contain Williams' collected shorter plays. Now available as a paperbook, Volume 8 adds to the series' four full-length plays written and produced during the last decade of Williams' life. The text used for each play was corrected and revised by the playwright in preparation for publication, or, in the case of the posthumously published Red Devil battery sign, makes use of his last known revision
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Plays by Tennessee Williams( Book )

26 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains selections of Williams' most influential works including "The Glass Menagerie," "A Streetcar Named Desire," and "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
27 wagons full of cotton and other one-act plays by Tennessee Williams( Book )

74 editions published between 1945 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 2,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of thirteen short plays by American playwright Tennesse Williams, originally written in the mid-20th century
Sweet bird of youth by Tennessee Williams( Book )

105 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masseur-gigolo takes a has-been actress from Hollywood to his home in the South, believing that her money and faded glamour might help him achieve a life-long dream
The rose tattoo by Tennessee Williams( Book )

112 editions published between 1950 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 1,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Rose Tattoo is one of Tennessee Williams' most beautiful and powerful plays. Set among a colony of Sicilian fisher-folk on the American Gulf Coast, it is the story of Serafina delle Rose, a woman for whom love was stronger than death."--Inside jacket
Out cry by Tennessee Williams( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 1997 in English and German and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alternate version of an experimental, partially autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams. The characters, Felice and Clare, are two actors on tour, as well as brother and sister. Left behind by the rest of the company, they try to present a show, making up what has been forgotten or not yet written
Suddenly last summer by Tennessee Williams( Book )

81 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the text of a 1958 play in which a young woman who has been in a mental institution since witnessing the horrible death of her cousin, is harassed by her relatives who all have their own reasons for wanting her to change her story
One arm, and other stories by Tennessee Williams( Book )

60 editions published between 1911 and 1984 in 5 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are the eleven remarkable stories of Tennessee Williams's first volume of short fictions. It was this book which established Williams as a short story writer of the same stature and interest he had shown as a dramatist
Small craft warnings by Tennessee Williams( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mimeographed script
Moise and the world of reason by Tennessee Williams( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An erotic, sensual, and comic novel that was a generation ahead of its time, Moise and the World of Reason has at its center the need of three people for each other: Lance, the beautiful black figure skater full of love and lust for young men as well as a craving for drugs; the nameless gay young narrator, a runaway writer from Alabama who lives near the piers of New York City<U+2019>s West Village, c. 1975, frantically filling notebooks with his observations; and Moise, a young woman who speaks in riddles and can never finish her paintings or consummate her affairs
Camino Real by Tennessee Williams( Book )

60 editions published between 1948 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this phantasmagorical play, the Camino Real (pronunciation: Cá-mino Réal) is a long highway, a dead end, a police state in a vaguely Latin American country, a nightmare, and an inescapable condition. Characters from history and literature -- Don Quixote, Casanova, Camille, Lord Byron -- inhabit a place where corruption, starvation, indifference and greed have immobilized anyone who tries to escape. Then, into this netherworld, the archetypal Kilroy arrives -- a sailor and all-American guy with "a heart as big as the head of baby." Like others before him in the Camino Real, Kilroy is robbed, conned, turned into a patsy, and he very nearly breaks ... but not quite. When this experimental epic opened on Broadway in 1953, it confounded the critics, but not the audiences. The play's iconic/ironic humor, playful conceits, and towering concerns about society's demand for conformity, the courage of the artist, and the power of compassion have made it a classic
Clothes for a summer hotel : a ghost play by Tennessee Williams( Book )

18 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toneelstuk met als hoofdpersonen het schrijversechtpaar Francis Scott Fitzerald en Zelda Fitzgerald
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The glass menagerieCat on a hot tin roofThe night of the iguanaThe Roman spring of Mrs. StoneCollected storiesThe theatre of Tennessee WilliamsAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryPlays
Alternative Names
Lanier, Thomas.

Lanier, Thomas 1911-1983

Tenesi Vilijams

Tenesī Viljamss amerikāņu dramaturgs

Tenesijs Viljamss amerikāņu dramaturgs

Tennessee Williams American playwright

Tennessee Williams Americký dramatik

Tennessee Williams Amerikaans auteur

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Tennessee Williams dramaturg estatunidenc

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Tennessee Williams drammaturgo, scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense

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Tennessee Williams écrivain américain

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Tennessee Williams Yhdysvaltalainen näytelmäkirjailija

Tīnnissī Willyāmz 1911-1983

Uilʹi︠a︡ms, Tennessi 1911-1983

Uiliems, Tenesi

Uilĭt︠s︡ms, Tennessi

Uil'jams, Tenessi 1911-1983

Viljamss, Tenesijs 1911-1983

Viljems, Tenesi

Ṿilyams, Ṭenesi 1911-1983

Williams T.

Williams T. 1911-1983

Williams T.L.

Williams T.L. 1911-1983

Williams, T. (Tennessee), 1911-1983

Williams, Tenesse

Williams, Tennesee

Williams, Tennessee

Williams, Tennessee 1911-

Williams, Tennessee pseud

Williams, Thomas L. 1911-1983

Williams, Thomas Lainer 1911-1983

Williams Thomas Lanier

Williams, Thomas Lanier, 1911-1983

Williams, Thomas Lanier, III, 1911-1983

Willyāmz, Tīnnissī 1911-1983

Wilyāmz, Tīnisī 1911-1983

Wilyāmz, Tīnnissī 1911-1983

Wiriamuzu, Teneshī, 1911-1983

Τένεσι Ουίλιαμς

Ланьер, Томас

Тенеси Вилијамс

Тенеси Уилямс

Теннĕсси Вильямс

Теннессі Вільямс

Том Ланир

Том Ланир 1911-1983

Тэнесі Уільямс

Тэнэсі Ўільямз

Уильямс Т

Уильямс Т. 1911-1983

Уильямс Т. Л

Уильямс Т. Л. 1911-1983

Уильямс, Теннесси 1911-1983

Уильямс, Теннесси американский прозаик и драматург

Уильямс, Томас Ланье

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וויליאמס, טנסי 1911־1983

ווליאמס, טנסי 1911־1983

ויליאמס, טנסי 1911־1983

וילימס, טנסי 1911-1983

טנסי ויליאמס

טנסי ויליאמס מחזאי אמריקאי

יוליאמס, טנסי

تنسي وليامز، 1911-1983

تنسی ویلیامز

تنسی ویلیامز نویسنده آمریکایی

تنيسي وليامز، 1911-1983

تينيسي وليامز

تينيسي وليامز كاتب مسرحي أمريكي

وليامز، تنسي، 1911-1983

وليامز، تنيسى، 1911-1983

وليامز، تينيسي، 1911-1983

ويليامز، تنسى، 1911-1983

ويليامز، توماس لنير، 1911-1983

ٹینیسی ولیمز

टेनेसी विल्यम्स

টেনেসি উইলিয়ামস

টেনেসি উইলিয়ামস মার্কিন নাট্যকার

ਟੇਨਿਸੀ ਵਿਲੀਅਮਜ਼

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윌리암스, 테네시 1911-1983

윌리엄스, T. 1911-1983

윌리엄스, 테네시 1911-1983

윌리엄즈, 테너시 1911-1983

윌리엄즈, 테네시 1911-1983

테네시 윌리엄스

ウィリアムズ, テネシー

ウィリアムズ, テネシー, 1911-1983