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The Collected Plays of Tennessee Williams - (Mixed Media Product)

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  • In celebration of the Tennessee Williams centennial in 2011, The Library of America presents its acclaimed two-volume edition of his plays in a collector's boxed set.
  • About the Author: This two-volume edition is edited by Mel Gussow (1933-2005), who was a drama critic, a cultural writer at The New York Times, and author of several books including Edward Albee: A Singular Journey, and by Kenneth Holditch, professor emeritus at the University of New Orleans, editor since 1989 of the Tennessee Williams Journal, and the author of In Old New Orleans.
  • 2053 Pages
  • Drama, American

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About the Book



Selection and notes by Mel Gussow and Kenneth Holditch.



Book Synopsis



In celebration of the Tennessee Williams centennial in 2011, The Library of America presents its acclaimed two-volume edition of his plays in a collector's boxed set. Gathering thirty-two works written from the 1930s to the 1980s, this collection contains all the essential dramatic works of the playwright who transformed the American stage. The first volume opens with the rediscovered early plays, Spring Storm and Not About Nightingales, and contains such classics as The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Rose Tattoo, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, as well as a selection of one acts. The second volume includes Orpheus Descending, Suddenly Last Summer, Sweet Bird of Youth, Period of Adjustment, The Night of the Iguana, The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Out Cry, and A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur.

LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation's literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America's best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.



Review Quotes




"These two volumes constitute all the plays that matter . . . with all the author's introductions, notes and pertinent essays." -Los Angeles Times Book Review



About the Author



This two-volume edition is edited by Mel Gussow (1933-2005), who was a drama critic, a cultural writer at The New York Times, and author of several books including Edward Albee: A Singular Journey, and by Kenneth Holditch, professor emeritus at the University of New Orleans, editor since 1989 of the Tennessee Williams Journal, and the author of In Old New Orleans.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.47 Inches (H) x 5.35 Inches (W) x 2.77 Inches (D)
Weight: 3.23 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 2053
Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: American
Publisher: Library of America
Format: Mixed Media Product
Author: Tennessee Williams
Language: English
Street Date: March 3, 2011
TCIN: 13301046
UPC: 9781598531046
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-6803
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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