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A streetcar named desire

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Publisher:
New Directions,
Pub. Date:
©2004.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 4
Description
It is a very short list of 20th-century American plays that continue to have the same power and impact as when they first appeared--57 years after its Broadway premiere, Tennessee Williams'A Streetcar Named Desire is one of those plays. The story famously recounts how the faded and promiscuous Blanche DuBois is pushed over the edge by her sexy and brutal brother-in-law, Stanley Kowalski.Streetcar launched the careers of Marlon Brando, Jessica Tandy, Kim Hunter and Karl Malden, and solidified the position of Tennessee Williams as one of the most important young playwrights of his generation, as well as that of Elia Kazan as the greatest American stage director of the '40s and '50s. Who better than America's elder statesman of the theater, Williams' contemporary Arthur Miller, to write as a witness to the lightning that struck American culture in the form ofA Streetcar Named Desire? Miller's rich perspective on Williams' singular style of poetic dialogue, sensitive characters, and dramatic violence makes this a unique and valuable new edition ofA Streetcar Named Desire. This definitive new edition will also include Williams' essay "The World I Live In," and a brief chronology of the author's life.
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9780811216029
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UG
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subject_facetDomestic drama
Married people -- Drama
New Orleans (La.) -- Drama
Rape -- Drama
Sisters -- Drama
Widows -- Drama
Women teachers -- Drama
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title_fullA streetcar named desire / Tennessee Williams ; with an introduction by Arthur Miller
title_shortA streetcar named desire
topic_facetDomestic drama
Married people
Rape
Sisters
Widows
Women teachers