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A Streetcar Named Desire and Other Plays - Tennessee Williams
A Streetcar Named Desire and Other Plays
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"A Streetcar Named Desire" is one of the most remarkable plays of our time. It created an immortal woman in the character of Blanche DuBois, the haggard and fragile southern beauty whose pathetic last grasp at happiness is cruelly destroyed. It shot Marlon Brando to fame in the role of Stanley... show more
"A Streetcar Named Desire" is one of the most remarkable plays of our time. It created an immortal woman in the character of Blanche DuBois, the haggard and fragile southern beauty whose pathetic last grasp at happiness is cruelly destroyed. It shot Marlon Brando to fame in the role of Stanley Kowalski, a sweat-shirted barbarian, the crudely sensual brother-in-law who precipitated Blanche's tragedy. Produced across the world, translated into many languages, and recreated as a prize-winning film, "A Streetcar Named Desire" has attracted one of the widest audiences in contemporary literature.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141182568 (0141182563)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 313
Edition language: English
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5.0 Sweet Bird Of Youth; A Streetcar Named Desire; The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee Williams
I used to think Williams was the best. Vivian Leigh in Streetcar is an amazing performance. Plus, it's always fun to see how old the actresses are playing women who are fading. I still think of his work fondly, although now it just seems melodramatic and overwrought. Or "bigger than life and twice a...
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