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Pearls #1166: Tales of Desire

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"I cannot write any sort of story," said Tennessee [to Gore Vidal] "unless there is at least one character in it for whom I have physical desire." These transgressive , including "One Arm," "Desire and the Black Masseur," "Hard Candy," and "The Killer Chicken and the Closet Queen," show the iconic playwright at his outrageous best.

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"I yearned for a bad influence and boy, was Tennessee one in the best sense of the word: joyous, alarming, sexually confusing and dangerously funny."--John Waters

Synopsis:

I cannot write any sort of story, said Williams unless there is at least one character in it for whom I have physical desire. These transgressive "Tales of Desire" show the iconic playwright at his outrageous best.

About the Author

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) is the acclaimed author of many books of letters, short stories, poems, essays, and a large collection of plays, including The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Camino Real, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Orpheus Descending, The Night of the Iguana, and The Rose Tattoo.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811218566
Author:
Williams, Tennessee
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Gay
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Series:
New Directions Pearls
Series Volume:
1166
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 x 0.4 in 0.21 lb

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"Synopsis" by , "I yearned for a bad influence and boy, was Tennessee one in the best sense of the word: joyous, alarming, sexually confusing and dangerously funny."--John Waters
"Synopsis" by , I cannot write any sort of story, said Williams unless there is at least one character in it for whom I have physical desire. These transgressive "Tales of Desire" show the iconic playwright at his outrageous best.
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