a streetcar named desire

Book Title : A Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Tennessee Williams
Publisher : New Directions Publishing
Release Date : 2004
Pages : 192
ISBN : 0811216020
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Tennessee Williams' classic drama studies the emotional disintegration of a Southern woman whose last chance for happiness is destroyed by her vindictive brother-in-law.

Book Title : A Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Tennessee Williams
Publisher : Dramatists Play Service Inc
Release Date : 1953
Pages : 107
ISBN : 0822210894
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Tennessee Williams' classic drama studies the emotional disintegration of a Southern woman whose last chance for happiness is destroyed by her vindictive brother-in-law.

Book Title : A Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Tennessee Williams
Publisher : Heinemann
Release Date : 1995
Pages : 146
ISBN : 0435233106
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Heinemann Plays is a well established series offering the best of contemporary drama and a wide range of established classics, in value-for-money hardback versions. The series has been specially developed to support classroom teaching and performance. Within the series there are plays for the full 11-17 age range. The series also contains the best of contemporary writing, and new editions of classic plays. Heinemann Plays are sewn and bound in sturdy hardback covers, guaranteeing longer life. Heinemann Plays are ideal for class reading and performance, many with large casts and an equal mix of parts for boys and girls. Set against the steamy backdrop of the New Orleans old quarter in summer, A Streetcar Named Desire depicts the conflict between a fading Southern Belle from an old colonial family and the brash, tough, lower-class, city society her sister has married into. Familiar Tennessee Williams themes are touched on: survival, death, sexual passion, madness and the haunting legacy of the past. This edition contains notes and activities to enhance understanding and enjoyment of the play.

Book Title : A Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Date : 2009-01-01
Pages : 143
ISBN : 9781438114811
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Discusses the writing of A streetcar named Desire by Tennessee Williams. Includes critical essays on the work and a brief biography of the author.

Book Title : A Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Rosemary O'Shea
Publisher : Insight Publications
Release Date : 2011-08-01
Pages : 72
ISBN : 9781921088988
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and teachers, these guides endeavor to develop knowledge and understanding rather than just provide answers and summaries.

Book Title : The Character of Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Melanie Skiba
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release Date : 2009-10
Pages : 36
ISBN : 9783640445400
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3, Catholic University Eichstatt-Ingolstadt (Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultat), language: English, abstract: A Streetcar Named Desire is a lyrical drama about the decline and fall of Blanche DuBois." (Londre, 1979: 78). In this quotation Felicia Hardison Londre indicates that both the character and the inner development of the protagonist Blanche are the focus of attention in "A Streetcar Named Desire." At first glance, Blanche DuBois may seem superficial, even a bit ridiculous on account of the importance she attributes to her looks and to her former social status. However, in my way of thinking, the protagonist's behaviour is in a certain way symptomatic of society itself, even of humanity as a whole. That may be why "Walcott Gibbs referred to A Streetcar Named Desire as 'a brilliant impacable play about the disintegration of a woman, or if you like, of a society.'" (Nelson 1961: 121). Therefore, I consider it crucial to allow insight into the multiple facets of Blanche's personality. All the same, before approaching the caracterization, it is in my opinion necessary to provide you with some basic information about the writer of the play and its contents."

Book Title : A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Author : Brenda Murphy
Publisher : Salem PressInc
Release Date : 2010
Pages : 324
ISBN : PSU:000067112371
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Presents a collection of essays on the play that analyze its characters, major themes, and critical history.

Book Title : Tennessee Williams s A Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Release Date : 2009-01-01
Pages : 189
ISBN : 9781438126289
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Presents a collection of ten critical essays on Williams's play "A Streetcar Named Desire" arranged in chronological order of publication.

Book Title : Twentieth Century Interpretations of a Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Jordan Yale Miller
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Date : 1971
Pages : 119
ISBN : STANFORD:36105003961047
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Notes on Williams' life and career accompany critical essays on the play's production, characters and themes

Book Title : Reality and Illusion in Tennessee Williams a Streetcar Named Desire
Author : Ilona Sontag
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Release Date : 2010-03
Pages : 28
ISBN : 9783640559251
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 1,7, RWTH Aachen University (Institut fur Anglistik I), course: Hauptseminar "American Drama," language: English, abstract: Tennessee Williams, born Thomas Lanier Williams, is not only known for being a "talented, perceptive and influential American playwright" (Day 1987, vii), but also for his frequent use of symbols. "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1947), the work which will be dealt with in this paper, is a good example for of usage, since it contains a lot of different kinds of symbolism, for example concerning colours, names, music and many more. Numerous works will be found, if anyone searches for essays about symbolism in Williams' works. Moreover, it is common knowledge that Streetcar is a play which deals not only superficially with a woman going insane, but a play which "bring s] into violent contrast a neurotic woman's dream world and the animalistic realism of her brother-in-law" (back of the book in the Diesterweg edition). But since there does not seem to be any work which deals with the question of how exactly Williams drew this contrast by use of symbolism, it will be my aim in this paper to analyse this question. Consequently, I will try to point out the main symbols with which Williams underlined the contrast between realism and illusion, especially considering names, colours, clothes, light, music and certain rituals of the main characters. In the second part of this paper, I will deal with the question to what degree the main characters Stanley and Blanche are strictly opposed to each other or may have something in common. I will also deal with the meaning of the ending concerning realism and illusion. Therefore, what will be discussed are the most striking antinomies and similes in the main characters' attitudes. A general conclusion about the topic of symbolism in Tennessee Williams' Streetcar will be given in the end. To introduce the reader to the topic an"