9781555460525

Tennessee Williams's the Glass Menagerie

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  • ISBN13:

    9781555460525

  • ISBN10:

    1555460526

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/1/1988
  • Publisher: Facts on File
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Summary

-- Presents the most important 20th-century criticism on major works from The Odyssey through modern literature
-- The critical essays reflect a variety of schools of criticism
-- Contains critical biographies, notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index

Table of Contents

Editor's Note vii
Introduction 1(6)
Harold Bloom
The Glass Menagerie Revisited: Catastrophe without Violence
7(14)
Roger B. Stein
The Glass Menagerie: From Story to Play
21(10)
Lester A. Beaurline
The Glass Menagerie: The Revelation of Quiet Truth
31(12)
Nancy M. Tischler
The Function of Gentlemen Callers: A Note on Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie
43(4)
Elmo Howell
Tennessee Williams's Unicorn Broken Again
47(12)
Gilbert Debusscher
Tennessee Williams, Theatre Poet in Prose
59(16)
Frank Durham
The Revision of The Glass Menagerie: The Passing of Good Manners
75(4)
Charles S. Watson
The Southern Gentlewoman
79(10)
Signi Falk
Celebration of a Certain Courage
89(12)
C. W. E. Bigsby
The Two Glass Menageries: Reading Edition and Acting Edition
101(18)
Geoffrey Borny
The Circle Closed: A Psychological Reading of The Glass Menagerie and The Two Character Play
119(18)
R. B. Parker
Chronology 137(4)
Contributors 141(2)
Bibliography 143(4)
Acknowledgments 147(2)
Index 149

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