Williams, Tennessee: The glass menagerie

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Tennessee Williams: THE GLASS MENAGERIE The author: Thomas Lanier Williams was born in 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi and experienced a difficult childhood. His father was a travelling salesman and heavy drinker and his mother had hysterical attacks. His younger sister Rose was emotionally and mentally unstable, which had a great influence on his life and work. In 1918 the family moved to St. Louis but Williams could not easily adapt himself to the life in these new surroundings and he was an outcast at school. For a short period he attended the University of Missouri but he quit and worked in the same company as his father for some years. Finally, he graduated from the University of Iowa in 1938. In the same year he changed his name to Tennessee in honour of his Southern accent and his ...

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