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The Glass Menagerie - Tennessee Williams, Updated Edition
  • Trim Size: 6-1/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0791093492
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7910-9349-8
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $45.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 03/01/2007
  • Dewey Number: 812
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 192

Summary

Premiering in 1944 and winner of the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award, The Glass Menagerie was Tennessee Williams's first popular success. The play introduced Williams's notion of plastic, or sculptural, drama, as he incorporated both sound and lighting into his stage directions in an attempt to heighten the audience's emotional experience. This updated Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations guide is an essential resource for those seeking to deepen their appreciation of this fascinating character study.

Specifications

Chronology. Bibliography. Index.

About the Author(s)

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. Educated at Cornell and Yale universities, he is the author of 30 books, including Shelley's Mythmaking (1959), The Visionary Company (1961), Blake's Apocalypse (1963), Yeats (1970), A Map of Misreading (1975), Kabbalah and Criticism (1975), Agon: Toward a Theory of Revisionism (1982), The American Religion (1992), The Western Canon (1994), Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996), and Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1998), a 1998 National Book Award finalist. The Anxiety of Influence (1973) sets forth Professor Bloom's provocative theory of the literary relationships between the great writers and their predecessors. His most recent books include How to Read and Why (2000), Genius: A Mosaic of One Hundred Exemplary Creative Minds (2002), Hamlet: Poem Unlimited (2003), Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? (2004), and Jesus and Yahweh: The Names Divine (2005). In addition, he is the author of hundreds of articles, reviews, and editorial introductions. In 1999, Professor Bloom received the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Criticism. He has also received the International Prize of Catalonia, the Alfonso Reyes Prize of Mexico, and the Hans Christian Andersen Bicentennial Prize of Denmark.

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