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  1. says:

    I really wish I could have been around when this memoir originally came out Because what you'd expect from a memoir written by a giant of the American stage and what you get in this memoir are definitely not the same But the

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    There isn’t much of literary value in this endeavor Penned in the mid 1970s Williams appears to offer a hip rationalization of his life and peccadilloes though little is said about his work He loves Lawrence Chekhov and Brecht but does not reflect on them but rather notes several times that Jean Paul Sartre di

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    Trashy tragic sweetness went down very smoothly but made me a little sad in spots most likely in a similar way t

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    Williams' Memoirs is a beautiful attempt to capture the complex nature of one's self and one's art In a stream of consciousnessfree associative style Tennessee opens up about his experiences and focuses on his love

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    I had to pop in here and give this a rating and review That's since I had occasion to uote from it on Twitter thus I'm gonna cornhole Tommy tonightWhat does it mean? What do you think it means?It's fun it's certainly extremely um circuitous and given to digressions and tangents It's very interesting on his episodes of mental ill health It's kind and compassionate and perceptive and funny Pretty much everything I look for in a memoir and

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    Tennessee Williams was one of the most brilliant and creative writers of the 20th century but his complicated persona comes to the forefront in this rambling unaware memoirAt times a poignant reflection on coming of age gay in the 1

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    People please if you have never read Tennessee Williams' Memoirs run yourself a warm bath turn off all your appliances pour yourself a glass or wine andtreatyourselfThis was a fascinating portrait of not only a truly uniue and complex individual but of a time lost in America that of the bohemian I recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of the theatre and writing but you may be disappointed by the lack of

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    A first class Epicurean Broadcasting his home life and personal experiences across page to stage and screen in an attempt to find something worthwhile Bawdy trashy and delightfully formal about all of it We would've been f

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    This was the first memoir I ever read while I was at school It opened a whole new world to me because at the time mid 1980s

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    I love Tennessee Williams' plays but I was inspired to read Memoirs because of the snippets from it that John Waters included in Role Models And needless to say Waters didn't steer me wrong This book was juicy and honest and hilarious Tennessee Williams is as intriguing as his work Though he was admittedly high all the time at the time this

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Ldhood in Mississippi and St Louis his prolonged struggle as a starving artist the overnight success of The Glass Menagerie in 1945 the death of his long time companion Frank Merlo in 1962 and his confinement to a psychiatric ward in 1969 and subseuent recovery from alcohol and drug addiction all with the same directness compassion and insight that epitomize his playsAnd of course Memoirs is filled with Williams' amazing friends from the worlds of stage screen and literature as heoften hilariousl. I had to pop in here and give this a rating and review That s since I had occasion to uote from it on Twitter thus I m gonna cornhole Tommy tonightWhat does it mean What do you think it meansIt s fun it s certainly extremely um circuitous and given to digressions and tangents It s very interesting on his episodes of mental ill health It s kind and compassionate and perceptive and funny Pretty much everything I look for in a memoir and I m always looking for a good memoirETA Discursive That s the world I was looking for It s definitely discursive if not absolutely alliterative

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Y sometimes fondly sometimes notremembers them Laurette Taylor Gore Vidal Truman Capote Elia Kazan Marlon Brando Vivian Leigh Carson McCullers Anna Magnani Greta Garbo Elizabeth Taylor and Tallulah Bankhead to name a few And now film director John Waters well acuainted with shocking the American public has written an introduction that gives some perspective on the various reactions to Tennessee's Memoirs while also paying tribute to a fellow artist who inspired many with his integrity and enduran. A first class Epicurean Broadcasting his home life and personal experiences across page to stage and screen in an attempt to find something worthwhile Bawdy trashy and delightfully formal about all of it We would ve been friends

Free read Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free í Tennessee Williams

When Memoirs was first published in 1975 it created uite a bit of turbulence in the mediathough long self identified as a gay man Williams' candor about his love life sexual encounters and drug use was found shocking in and of itself and such revelations by America's greatest living playwright were called a raw display of private life by The New York Times Book Review As it turns out thirty years later Williams' look back at his life is not uite so scandalous as it once seemed; he recalls his chi. There isn t much of literary value in this endeavor Penned in the mid 1970s Williams appears to offer a hip rationalization of his life and peccadilloes though little is said about his work He loves Lawrence Chekhov and Brecht but does not reflect on them but rather notes several times that Jean Paul Sartre didn t show up at party Not that he s sulking He cruises Mexico with Leonard Bernstein and keeps Gore Vidal and Truman Capote from being arrested Then there s the anonymous men The drink and then the drugs There s considerable family pain on display I can relate His family s fortunes were always rising and falling Hawthorne slamming highballs in a St Louis boardinghouse It is the romantic in me but his soulmate was Carson McCullers and I m fascinated by his memories of her cooking for him Art needs that uaint angle