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Baby Doll and Other Plays

Penguin Modern Classics

by Tennessee Williams

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Tennessee Williams's controversial Hollywood screenplay Baby Doll opens with Archie Lee's teenage bride driving him to distraction, as she has refused to consummate their marriage until the day of her twentieth birthday. Enter wily Sicilian Silva Vaccaro, Archie's rival both in the cotton business and for the affections of the flirtatious Baby Doll, and things reach breaking-point. This volume also contains Something Unspoken, a brilliantly comic study of a wealthy, manipulative Southern spinster, and Summer and Smoke, a sexually charged portrayal of Alma, a sensitive, unmarried minister's daughter, and her childhood love, the wild, sensual doctor's son John.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Publication Date:
2014
Series:
Penguin Modern Classics

Format

  • OverDrive Read
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 296 KB

Tennessee Williams (Author)

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...

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