The Rose Tattoo and Other Plays - Penguin Modern Classics (Paperback)Tennessee Williams (author)
Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 05/03/2009
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In these three exotic, steamy dramas Tennessee Williams portrays loss, faded lives and passionate love affairs. The Rose Tattoo is set in a bustling, Sicilian-American community, where newly widowed Serafina is paralysed by grief, until she has her romantic illusions about her dead husband shattered and rediscovers her true nature as a fiery prima donna, in a life-affirming celebration of love and sex. Tennessee Williams explores a new 'wild and unrestricted' theatrical form in the colourful tropical fantasy Camino Real, while Orpheus Descending, however, takes us into the dark territory of the Deep South: the corrupt hell of a small, brutal township, where a forbidden and tragic love affair sparks horrific violence.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 258 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
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