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By Tennessee Williams, Tony Kushner (Introduction by)
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In a cramped St. Louis apartment the aging Southern belle Amanda Wingfield, long preoccupied by memories of gentlemen callers and a world that no longer exists, is energized by the dilemma of how to save what remains of her family. Her restless son Tom -- factory worker, aspiring poet, and the narrator of the play -- is swept up in Amanda's comic and heartbreaking schemes to find Laura, his agonizingly shy and handicapped sister, a husband This new edition ofThe Glass Menagerie comes with an exciting introduction by the playwright Tony Kushner. Williams's classic essay on the effect of swift and unexpected fame, "The Catastrophe of Success," his original production notes, and a new essay on the autobiographical background of the play by the distinguished Williams scholar Allean Hale are also included.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780811218948
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication Date: April 1st, 2011
Pages: 160