Theatre of Tennessee Williams (BOK)

Brenda Murphy

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Perfect for students of English Literature, Theatre Studies and American Studies at college and university, The Theatre of Tennessee Williams provides a lucid and stimulating analysis of Willams' dramatic work by one of America's leading scholars. With the centennial of his birth celebrated amid a flurry of conferences devoted to his work in 2011, and his plays a central part of any literature and drama curriculum and uibiquitous in theatre repertoires, he remains a giant of twentieth century literature and drama. In Brenda Murphy's major study of his work she examines his life and career and provides an analysis of more than a score of his key plays, including in-depth studies of major works such as A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and others. She traces the artist figure who features in many of Williams' plays to broaden the discussion beyond the normal reference points. As with other volumes in Methuen Drama's Critical Companions series, this book features too essays by Bruce McConachie, John S. Bak, Felicia Hardison Londr and Annette Saddik, offering perspectives on different aspects of Williams' work that will assist students in their own critical thinking.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Brenda Murphy
Bloomsbury Academic Methuen
ISBN 9781408145432
Antall sider 320 Dimensjoner 14,6cm x 21,6cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 402 gram Andre medvirkende Annette J. Saddik, Bruce McConachie, Felicia Hardison Londre, John S. Bak