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Australian Arts

An all-but-lost treasure

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

24 February 2024

9:00 AM

Tennessee Williams is still looking like one of the greatest playwrights of the twentieth century and the plays he wrote from The Glass Menagerie in 1944 to The Night of the Iguana in 1961 with The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore as a weird rider are the greatest dramatic body of work since Eugene O’Neill and in fact surpass him, just as they surpass Arthur Miller even if Death of a Salesman and The Crucible are classics that seem to define an era and have an unsurpassable power of dramatic effect in their evocation of Willy Loman, the little...

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