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Tennessee Williams

Definition of the noun tennessee williams

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noun

  1. United States playwright (1911-1983)

Person

Who is Tennessee Williams?

Tennessee Williams: Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III was an American playwright and author of many stage classics.

  • also known as Thomas Lanier Williams III, Thomas Lanier Williams, Tennessee, Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth", Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III
  • born on (104 years ago) in Columbus, child of Cornelius Coffin Williams and Edwina Williams
  • ethnicity: Welsh American
  • nationality: United States of America
  • religion: Catholicism
  • education:
  • profession: Writer, playwright, screenwriter
  • spouses:
  • died on (32 years ago) in New York City of choking
  • buried in Calvary Cemetery
  • written works: "Hard Candy: A Book of Stories", "A Streetcar Named Success", "The Catastrophe of Success", "A Streetcar Named Desire", "Suddenly, Last Summer", "The Glass Menagerie", "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", "The Night of the Iguana", "The Rose Tattoo", "Summer and Smoke", "Sweet Bird of Youth", "Camino Real", "Orpheus Descending", "The Notebook of Trigorin", "Stairs to the Roof", "The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore", "Clothes for a Summer Hotel", "The Red Devil Battery Sign", "Period of Adjustment", "Not About Nightingales", "Something Cloudy, Something Clear", "The Seven Descents of Myrtle", "Small Craft Warnings", "Moise and the world of reason", "Eight mortal ladies possessed", "Androgyne, mon amour", "I rise in flame, cried the Phoenix", "A perfect analysis given by a parrot", "Dragon Country", "The Last Day Of My Solid Gold Watches", "The knightly quest", "American blues", "In the winter of cities", "27 Wagons Full of Cotton", "Steps must be gentle", "Stopped rocking and other screenplays", "Spring Storm", "Cab chwant", "Conversations with Tennessee Williams", "The remarkable rooming-house of Mme. Le Monde", "Three players of a summer game and other stories", "Battle of Angels", "The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone", "Candles to the sun", "Summer at the Lake", "A House Not Meant to Stand", "Baby doll", "The collected poems of Tennessee Williams", "The enemy, time", "Grand"
  • filmography: "The Yellow Bird"
  • films written:
  • film produced: Baby Doll
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • Pulitzer Prize for Drama - "A Streetcar Named Desire"
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Play - "The Rose Tattoo", with Cheryl Crawford
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay - "A Streetcar Named Desire"
      • Tony Award for Best Play - "The Rose Tattoo", with Cheryl Crawford
      • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Drama - "A Streetcar Named Desire"
      • Pulitzer Prize for Drama - "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
      • nominated to Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay - "Baby Doll"
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Play - "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", with The Playwrights' Company
      • nominated to Writers Guild of America Award for Best Written Drama - "Baby Doll"
      • nominated to Tony Award for Best Play - "The Night of the Iguana", with Charles Bowden
      • American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Drama
      • St. Louis Literary Award
      • Kennedy Center Honors

Writings

  1. "Tennessee Williams" is a book by Ronald Hayman.
    • genres: Autobiography, Biography
    • subjects: 20th century, Drama, Literary, Entertainment, Performing arts, Theatre
  2. "Tennessee Williams" is a book by Roger Boxill.
  3. "Tennessee Williams" is a book by Signi Lenea Falk.
  4. "Tennessee Williams" is a book by George W. Crandell.
    • also known as "Tennessee Williams: a descriptive bibliography"
  5. "Tennessee Williams" is a book by Dakin Williams.
    • also known as "Tennessee Williams: an intimate biography"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tennessee Williams

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Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2013)

Volume 6: Bibliography and Cumulative Index by Irving Brown (Consulting Bibliographer), Natasha Rappaport (Bibliographer), Don Rubin (General Editor), Rosabel Wang (Consulting Bibliographer)

Tennessee Williams.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater (2011)

1930-2010 by James Fisher

Mimetic Disillusion: Eugene O'Neill, Tennessee Williams, and U.S. Dramatic Realism. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1997. Fleming, John. Romulus Linney: Maverick of the Theater. Lyme, N.H.: Smith & Kraus, 2009 .

Google previewEncyclopedia of Gay Histories and Cultures (2013)

by George Haggerty

The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams. New York: Cambridge University Press, l997 Savran, David. Communists, Cowboys, and Queers: The Politics of Masculinity in the Work of Arthur Miller and Tennesee Williams. Minneapolis: ...

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Success and failure are equally disastrous. (Tennessee Williams)
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