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The Resource The influence of Tennessee Williams : essays on fifteen American playwrights, edited and with an introduction by Philip C. Kolin

The influence of Tennessee Williams : essays on fifteen American playwrights, edited and with an introduction by Philip C. Kolin

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The influence of Tennessee Williams : essays on fifteen American playwrights
Title
The influence of Tennessee Williams
Title remainder
essays on fifteen American playwrights
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Philip C. Kolin
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The author of A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof drew on personal and family drama for material. Essays examine how Williams's confessional style influenced Inge, Mamet, Kushner, Lori-Parks and others. There is a special study of African-American theater. Features interview with Albee on Williams' influence"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
812/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS352
LC item number
.I54 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Kolin, Philip C
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • American drama
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Label
The influence of Tennessee Williams : essays on fifteen American playwrights, edited and with an introduction by Philip C. Kolin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the panoptic Tennessee Williams / Philip C. Kolin -- "[Our] little company of the odd and the lonely": Tennessee Williams's "personality" in the plays of William Inge / Michael Greenwald -- Neil Simon's parodies of Tennessee Williams / Susan Koprince -- "Inconspicuous osmosis and the plasticity of doing": the influence of Tennessee Williams on the plays of Edward Albee / David A. Crespy -- "Cracking the shell of literalness": the itinerary of paternal consciousness in Williams's tragedy with notes on its influence on Gurney's comedy / Arvid F. Sponberg -- "That gentleman with painfully sympathetic eyes-- ": re-reading Lorraine Hansberry through Tennessee Williams / Nancy Cho -- The fission of Tennessee Williams's plays into Adrienne Kennedy's / Philip C. Kolin -- Warriors against the kitchen sink: Tennessee Williams and John Guare / Thomas Mitchell -- Image, myth, and movement in the plays of Sam Shepard and Tennessee Williams / Annette J. Saddik -- Sons of the South: an examination of the interstices in the works of August Wilson and Tennessee Williams / Sandra G. Shannon -- Williams, Mamet, and the artist in extremis / Brenda Murphy -- The symbiosis of desire and death: Beth Henley rewrites Tennessee Williams / Verna A. Foster -- "Period of adjustment": marriage in Williams and Christopher Durang / John M. Clum -- "All truth is a scandal": how Tennessee Williams shaped Tony Kushner's plays / Kirk Woodward -- Twilight in Tennessee: the similar styles of Anna Deavere Smith and Tennessee Williams / Harvey Young -- Theatre of the gut: Tennessee Williams and Suzan-Lori Parks / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Swimming to Chekhovia: Edward Albee on Tennessee Williams: an interview / David A. Crespy
Control code
ocm228608075
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 229 pages
Isbn
9780786434756
Lccn
2008028798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228608075
  • (OCoLC)228608075
  • (Sirsi) a1017455
Label
The influence of Tennessee Williams : essays on fifteen American playwrights, edited and with an introduction by Philip C. Kolin
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the panoptic Tennessee Williams / Philip C. Kolin -- "[Our] little company of the odd and the lonely": Tennessee Williams's "personality" in the plays of William Inge / Michael Greenwald -- Neil Simon's parodies of Tennessee Williams / Susan Koprince -- "Inconspicuous osmosis and the plasticity of doing": the influence of Tennessee Williams on the plays of Edward Albee / David A. Crespy -- "Cracking the shell of literalness": the itinerary of paternal consciousness in Williams's tragedy with notes on its influence on Gurney's comedy / Arvid F. Sponberg -- "That gentleman with painfully sympathetic eyes-- ": re-reading Lorraine Hansberry through Tennessee Williams / Nancy Cho -- The fission of Tennessee Williams's plays into Adrienne Kennedy's / Philip C. Kolin -- Warriors against the kitchen sink: Tennessee Williams and John Guare / Thomas Mitchell -- Image, myth, and movement in the plays of Sam Shepard and Tennessee Williams / Annette J. Saddik -- Sons of the South: an examination of the interstices in the works of August Wilson and Tennessee Williams / Sandra G. Shannon -- Williams, Mamet, and the artist in extremis / Brenda Murphy -- The symbiosis of desire and death: Beth Henley rewrites Tennessee Williams / Verna A. Foster -- "Period of adjustment": marriage in Williams and Christopher Durang / John M. Clum -- "All truth is a scandal": how Tennessee Williams shaped Tony Kushner's plays / Kirk Woodward -- Twilight in Tennessee: the similar styles of Anna Deavere Smith and Tennessee Williams / Harvey Young -- Theatre of the gut: Tennessee Williams and Suzan-Lori Parks / Harry J. Elam, Jr. -- Swimming to Chekhovia: Edward Albee on Tennessee Williams: an interview / David A. Crespy
Control code
ocm228608075
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
x, 229 pages
Isbn
9780786434756
Lccn
2008028798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)228608075
  • (OCoLC)228608075
  • (Sirsi) a1017455

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