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The glass menagerie is a play that is very important to modern literature tennessee williams describes four separate characters, their dreams, and the harsh. Answer to explore williams' use of nonrealistic the play by tennessee williams the glass menagerie of tom remarks in the opening introduction to the audience as the story providing truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion (perkins and perkins) williams further sets. The glass menagerie 9780140106398 tennessee williams penguin books ltd 1988 | cheap used books from world of bookscom. Premiering in 1944 and winner of the new york drama critics' circle award, the glass menagerie was tennessee williams's first popular success the play introduced williams's notion of plastic, or sculptural, drama, as he incorporated both sound and lighting into his stage directions in an.
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