The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee Williams

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The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee Williams

Play - ISBN: 0791093492

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Excellent

ProBrilliant portrayal of characters

ConsA live performance would be better than the book

Set in 1930s America, the narrator tells us that 'The Glass Menagerie' is a memory play, and as such it is not realistic, as our memories select only what they want to remember. He tells us who the main characters in the play are, including Jim, the gentleman caller, who is intended to be a...

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Excellent

“A great haunting play”

published 04/09/2009

ProFantastic dialogue

ConsN/A

One of the greatest plays I ever read in contemporary American Literature is the Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams. It is a short but really intense play with a lot of thematic psychological features such as escapism and the post-depression American Society. What personally touched me in the...

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Excellent

published 22/07/2008

This book is terrific. It teaches you a life lesson about following your ambitions. I recommend this book to everyone, especially those who still try to follow their parents' dreams and not their own.

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Excellent

“The Glass Menagerie”

published 25/04/2008

ProLiterary masterpiece

ConsLacks realism

"The Glass Menagerie" is a play about a family in 1930's America torn apart by the abandonment of the father. It was Tennessee Williams's first successful play; he went on to become one of America's most highly regarded playwrights. It was first performed on Broadway in 1945, meeting with...

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Product Information : The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee Williams

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Play - ISBN: 0791093492

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Type: Plays, Play

Type: Play

Title: The Glass Menagerie, The Class Menagerie

Author: Tennessee Williams

ISBN: 0791093492

EAN: 9780791093498

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