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Tennessee Williams and Europe: Intercultural Encounters, Transatlantic Exchanges.


Tennessee Williams and Europe: Intercultural Encounters, Transatlantic Exchanges

Edited by John S. Bak

Editions Rodopi


399 pages



DQR: Studies in Literature; 54


Authors from the United States and seven European countries contribute to this volume, which examines the early Tennessee Williams (from 1948 onward) and the uses of European sources in his plays; the late Williams and the staging of his experimental plays in Europe; and the posthumous Williams and his influence on European theatre and cinema artists. Part one, oTennessee Williams and Europe,o gathers Williams' impressions of Europe and Europeans. Part two, oTennessee Williams and Europe's Intercultural Encounters,o explores the artistic encounters of the playwright in his initial travels on the Continent. Part three, oTennessee Williams and Europe's Transatlantic Exchanges,o explains how he was influenced by European culture and how he, in turn, influenced Europe. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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