Tennessee Williams


Year of birth: (born::1911)
Year of death: (died::1983)
Nationality: (nationality::American)
Family: Father - Cornelius Coffin Williams, Mother - Edwina Dakin, Sister - Rose Williams
Period: (timecontext::20th century)


Important Works: (impworks::A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof)
Contributions: Major figure in American drama, exploration of human fragility and complex characters
Key Ideas: (KeyIdeas::Human Fragility, Desire and Despair, Southern Gothic)
Known For: (KnownFor::A Streetcar Named Desire, The Glass Menagerie)

Influenced By: (influencedby::Anton Chekhov, D.H. Lawrence, Hart Crane)