Magical muse : millennial essays on Tennessee Williams / edited by Ralph F. Voss

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Subjects: Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2002
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction / Ralph F. Voss 1
1. Tennessee Williams Scholarship at the Turn of the Century / George W. Crandell 8
2. The Year 1939: Becoming Tennessee Williams / Albert J. Devlin 35
3. "Tiger - Tiger!": Blanche's Rape on Screen / Nancy M. Tischler 50
4. The Escape That Failed: Tennessee and Rose Williams / Michael Paller 70
5. Four Characters in Search of a Company: Williams, Pirandello, and the Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Manuscripts / Jeffrey B. Loomis 91
6. The Metaphysics of Tennessee Williams / Robert Siegel 111
7. The Family of Mitch: (Un)suitable Suitors in Tennessee Williams / Philip C. Kolin 131
8. In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel: Breaking the Code / Allean Hale 147
9. "Entitled to Write About Her Life": Tennessee Williams and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald / Jackson R. Bryer 163
10. "It's Another Elvis Sighting, and ... My God ... He's with Tennessee Williams!" / Barbara M. Harris 178
11. Tennessee Williams in New Orleans / W. Kenneth Holditch 193
12. Tennessee Williams: The Angel and the Crocodile / Dan Sullivan 206
Afterwords: A Panel Discussion / Colby Kullman 215
Contributors 241
Index 245
Additional Authors: Voss, Ralph F
Notes: LCCN: 2001005097
ISBN: 0817311270 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Tennessee Williams scholarship at the turn of the century / by George W. Crandell -- The year 1939 : becoming Tennessee Williams / by Albert J. Devlin -- "Tiger, tiger!" : Blanche's rape on screen / by Nancy M. Tischler -- The escape that failed : Tennessee and Rose Williams / by Michael Paller -- Four characters in search of a company : Williams, Pirandello, and the Cat on a hot tin roof manuscripts / by Jeffrey B. Loomis -- The metaphysics of Tennessee Williams / by Robert Siegel -- The family of Mitch : (un)suitable suitors in Tennessee Williams / by Philip C. Kolin -- In the bar of a Tokyo hotel : breaking the code / by Allean Hale -- "Entitled to write about her life" : Tennessee Williams and F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald / by Jackson R. Bryer -- "It's another Elvis sighting, and ... my God ... he's with Tennessee Williams!" / by Barbara M. Harris -- Tennessee Williams in New Orleans / by W. Kenneth Holditch -- Tennessee Williams : the angel and the crocodile / by Dan Sullivan
Physical Description: xii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 47849396
ISBN/ISSN: 0817311270

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