×


 x 

Shopping cart
17%OFFTennessee Williams - The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Modern Classics) - 9780141190266 - V9780141190266
Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Modern Classics)

€ 11.99
€ 9.91
You save € 2.08!
FREE Delivery in Ireland
Description for The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Modern Classics) Paperback. Abandoned by her husband, Amanda Wingfield comforts herself with recollections of her earlier, life in Blue Mountain when she was pursued by 'gentleman callers'. Her son Tom, a poet with a job in a warehouse, longs for adventure and escape from his mother's suffocating embrace, while Laura, her daughter, has her glass menagerie and her memories. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 112 pages. BIC Classification: DD; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 8. Weight in Grams: 92.
Tennessee Williams's evocation of loneliness and lost love, The Glass Menagerie is one of his most powerful and moving plays. This Penguin Modern Classics edition includes a new introduction by Robert Bray. Abandoned by her husband, Amanda Wingfield comforts herself with recollections of her earlier, more gracious life in Blue Mountain when she was pursued by 'gentleman callers'. Her son Tom, a poet with a job in a warehouse, longs for adventure and escape from his mother's suffocating embrace, while Laura, her shy crippled daughter, has her glass menagerie and her memories. Amanda is desperate to find ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Series
Penguin Modern Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
112
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780141190266
SKU
V9780141190266
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-99

About Tennessee Williams
Tennessee Williams was born in 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi, where his grandfather was the episcopal clergyman. When his father, a travelling salesman, moved with his family to St Louis some years later, both he and his sister found it impossible to settle down to city life. He entered college during the Depression and left after a couple of years to ... Read more

Reviews for The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Modern Classics)
The revolutionary newness of The Glass Menagerie . . . was in its poetic lift, but an underlying hard dramatic structure was what earned the play its right to sing poetically.
Arthur Miller Delicate and perceptive, The Glass Menagerie inhabits a half-worldbetween comedy and tragedy. Seeing The Glass Menagerie was like stumbling on a flower in a junkyard
... Read more

Goodreads reviews for The Glass Menagerie (Penguin Modern Classics)