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Tennessee Williams - American Writers 53

Tennessee Williams - American Writers 53: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1965
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Tennessee Williams - American Writers 53
    Book Description:

    Tennessee Williams. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5253-2
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Tennessee Williams
    (pp. 5-42)

    Tennessee Williams once wrote: “My folks were pioneer Tennesseeans, mostly of a military and political disposition, some of them, such as Nollichucky Jack Sevier, having been famous Indian fighters when the South was being settled. I am also related to the late Senator John Sharp Williams who was a famous silver-tongued orator of Mississippi and also one of the State’s best drinkers, who said when he retired that ‘he would rather be a hound-dawg an’ bay th’ moon from his Mississippi plantation than a member of the United States Senate.’ ”

    John Sevier did live on the Nolichucky River from...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 43-46)