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“In Williams found images and rhythms that are still part of the way we think and feel and move.” — Jack Kroll (Newsweek)
“Lyrical and poetic and human and heartbreaking and memorable and funny.” — Francis Ford Coppola
“The introductions, by playwrights as illustrious as Williams himself, are the gem of these new editions.” — Ken Furtado (Echo Magazine)
“Blanche is the Everest of modern American drama, a peak of psychological complexity and emotional range.” — John Lahr (The New Yorker) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Tennessee Williams, born Thomas Lanier Williams in 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi won Pulitzer Prizes for his dramas,A Streetcar Named DesireandCat on a Hot Tin Roof. Other plays includeThe Glass Menagerie,Summer and Smoke,The Rose Tattoo,Camino Real,Suddenly Last Summer,Sweet Bird of YouthandNight of the Iguana. He also wrote a number of one-act plays, short stories, poems and two novels,The Roman Spring of Mrs. StoneandMoishe and the Age of Reason. He died in 1983 at the age of 72.--This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
i did not realise it was the play and find it hard to read there is not much more to tell.Published 21 months ago by P. Weetman
I purchased A Street Car Named Desire and was more then satisfied with the quality of the used book. Read morePublished on March 10 2013 by EtherArchive
I love watching plays but never really enjoyed reading them too much because of the lack of progression in my opinion. But I picked this up and just had to keep reading it! Read morePublished on March 7 2011 by Manley H
Such a great play. It sucks you in and puts you face to face with Stanley. What an antihero, too. Engrossing and depressing - worth your time.Published on Dec 13 2007 by Benjamin Anderson
"A Streetcar Named Desire" is such a raw and captivating play. With luxurious characters full of rage, lust, and refutation, you'll be transported into the realm of... Read morePublished on March 26 2004 by MAB
Yes, this is one of the most brilliant pieces of writing ever to grace the stage of the American theatre. Read morePublished on March 4 2004
This play is simply wonderful. Williams crafts magnificent characters, especially Stanley and Blanche. Read morePublished on Feb. 25 2004 by K. Moore
It sounds cliched to say this is a masterpiece of American Theatre, but that's exactly what it is. Being privelaged to have seen it on the stage no less than six times, and having... Read morePublished on Feb. 9 2004 by "chassymore6"