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Not about Nightingales

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Synopsis:

Never produced until this year (1998), NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES (1938), portrays a shocking prison scandal in which convicts leading a hunger strike in prison were locked in a steam-heated cell and roasted to death. Williams himself later said that he had never written anything to compare with it in violence and horror. The play indelibly presages the great plays he was later to write.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811213806
Editor:
Hale, Allean
Introduction:
Hale, Allean
Author:
Williams, Tennessee
Author:
Hale, Allean
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American
Subject:
American drama (dramatic works by one author)
Subject:
Prisons
Subject:
Prisoners
Subject:
Prisons -- United States -- Drama.
Subject:
Prisoners -- United States -- Drama.
Subject:
Prisons -- Drama.
Subject:
Hunger strikes - Drama
Subject:
Drama-American Anthology
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19980631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
163
Dimensions:
7.92x5.30x.52 in. .45 lbs.

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Product details 163 pages New Directions Publishing Corporation - English 9780811213806 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Never produced until this year (1998), NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES (1938), portrays a shocking prison scandal in which convicts leading a hunger strike in prison were locked in a steam-heated cell and roasted to death. Williams himself later said that he had never written anything to compare with it in violence and horror. The play indelibly presages the great plays he was later to write.
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