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Jacqueline O'Connor examines how Tennessee Williams portrayed society's treatment of the mentally il.
Jacqueline O'Connor examines how Tennessee Williams portrayed society's treatment of the mentally ill. The critical approach is eclectic and the author draws on a variety of psychological, literary, and biographical sources. This book began from an interest in literary representations of madness, especially dramatic representations. Further exploration of Williams's drama convinced me that his plays alone might form the basis of study for my book: from the beginning to the end of his long career as a dramatist, he created characters and situations that touched on this theme. The dementia of my title is not clinical.
Jacqueline O Connor examines how Tennessee Williams portrayed society s treatment of the mentally ill. ISBN13:9780879727420. Release Date:June 1997.
This study examines the presentation of madness in the major plays by Tennessee Williams, and .
This study examines the presentation of madness in the major plays by Tennessee Williams, and demonstrates the ways that Williams's preoccupation with the mentally ill and society's treatment of them were explored through his drama. Analysis of madness in such plays as A Streetcar Named Desire, Suddenly Last Summer, The Night of the Iguana, and The Two-Character Play will interest scholars of Williams and readers interested in literary madness.
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A psychoanalytic study of his famous drama Suddenly Last Summer (1958) will enable us to explore the qualities of unresolved psychological complexes in the characters and also in the author himself, as the play is believed to draw strongly upon the playwright’s own biography. Dramatizing Dementia: Madness in the Plays of Tennessee Williams.
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In this anthology, outstanding authorities present their assessments of literary madness in a variety of topics and approaches. The entire collection of essays presents intriguing aspects of the Dionysian element in literature. The Creative Matrix: Anxiety and the Origin of Creativity Andrew Brink Snippet view - 2000.
I saw this play on Broadway. r; appropriately, these Maenads were female
I saw this play on Broadway. It contains some passages on sexual matters which are extremely outspoken and some of the audience of which I was a member indulged in Bacchanalian laughte. r; appropriately, these Maenads were female. This was the only source of embarrassment in the evening; the play itself caused none, for its harshness and crudities are an authentic part of its life. Tennessee Williams does for his country and generation something of what J. M. Synge did for Ireland. Here is life in the raw, the springs of vitality revealed at once in their.