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A streetcar named desire
(Book)

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Published:
New York : New Directions, ©2004.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xv, 192 pages ; 21 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.7 - AR Pts: 4
Status:
7 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
Crofton Library - Nonfiction
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Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library - Nonfiction
812.54 W
Linthicum Library - Nonfiction
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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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Language:
English
ISBN:
0811216020, 9780811216029
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.7, 4 Points
Lexile code:
NP: Non-Prose

Notes

Description
Tennessee Williams' classic drama studies the emotional disintegration of a Southern woman whose last chance for happiness is destroyed by her vindictive brother-in-law.
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Williams, T. (2004). A streetcar named desire. New York: New Directions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. 2004. A Streetcar Named Desire. New York: New Directions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983, A Streetcar Named Desire. New York: New Directions, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Williams, Tennessee. A Streetcar Named Desire. New York: New Directions, 2004. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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