The Tennessee Williams Annual Review 2020

Number 19

The Historic New Orleans Collection 2020
softcover • 6" × 9" • 154 pp.
1 color image, 8 b/w images
ISSN 1097-6035
ISBN 978-0-917860-84-3

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The 2020 issue sees the first-ever publication of Williams’s tense short story “Why Did Desdemona Love the Moor?”—possibly too controversial to publish during his lifetime and previously accessible only in archived fragments. Inside, essays treat readers to rare images of Ingmar Bergman’s 1950s staging of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, moving fan letters written to the playwright during his lifetime, and a reconstruction of the long-lost musical soundscape Paul Bowles composed for Sweet Bird of Youth.

Founded by Robert Bray in 1998 and now edited by R. Barton Palmer, the Review remains the only regularly published journal dedicated to the work and influence of this preeminent American playwright. For details on submitting work for publication, please consult the submission guidelines.