9780230273528

Tennessee Williams A Literary Life

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230273528

  • ISBN10:

    0230273521

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/18/2013
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This Literary Life draws extensively from the playwright's correspondences, notebooks, and archival papers to offer an original angle to the discussion of Williams's life and work, and the times and circumstances that helped produce it.

Author Biography

JOHN S. BAK is a professor of American Literature at Université Nancy, France.

Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgementsColumbus to Columbia (via St Louis): Separating Fact from FictionUniversity City to Clayton (via Memphis): Looking for a Publisher in SpringClayton to New Orleans (via Iowa City): Academic Blues vs. 'American Blues'New Orleans to Hollywood (via Acapulco): Mañana Es Otro DíaHollywood to Rome (via Chicago): The 'Catastrophe' of His SuccessRome to Rome (via nearly everywhere else): 'Comfortable little mercies'New York to New York (via Miami): A Battle of AnglesTokyo to St Louis (via Spoleto): The Stoned(wall) AgeKey West to New York (via Bangkok): In Search of AndrogynyChicago to St Louis (via Vancouver): 'Right (write) on!' EpilogueBibliographyNotes

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