Mister Paradise: And Other One-Act Plays (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2006-03-30 Pages: 288 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books The greatest playwright of the American South. Tennessee Williams used his talent throughout his life to create brief plays exploring many of the themes that dominated his best- known works. Here. thirteen never-before-published one-act dramas reveal some of his most poignant and hilarious characters. From the indefatigable. witty and tough drag queens of And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens to the disheartened poet Mister Paradise. and the extravagant mistress in The Pink Bedroom. these are tales of isolated figures struggling against a cruel world. who refuse to lose sight of their dreams.

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The greatest playwright of the American South, Tennessee Williams used his talent throughout his life to create brief plays exploring many of the themes that dominated his best-known works. Here, thirteen never-before-published one-act dramas reveal some of his most poignant and hilarious characters. From the indefatigable, witty and tough drag queens of And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens to the disheartened poet Mister Paradise, and the extravagant mistress in The Pink Bedroom, these are tales of isolated figures struggling against a cruel world, who refuse to lose sight of their dreams.

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The plays have an immediacy and spontaneity that make them akin to snapshots. --Olivia Jane Smith

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