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Saturday Poem: 'Life Story' by Tennessee Williams

After you’ve been to bed together for the first time,

without the advantage or disadvantage of any prior acquaintance,

the other party very often says to you, 270 more words

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“When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.”   —   Tennessee Williams

(Both amusing and true!  175 more words

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The Heavenly Gifts of Alcoholism?

“The victim of a malodorous disease which renders him abhorrent to society and periodically degrades him is also the master of a superhuman art which everybody has to respect and which the normal man finds he needs.” 792 more words

Alcoholic Writers

The Heavenly Gifts of Alcoholism?

“The victim of a malodorous disease which renders him abhorrent to society and periodically degrades him is also the master of a superhuman art which everybody has to respect and which the normal man finds he needs.” 792 more words

Alcoholic Writers

Men have sinned and angels fall!

“Every angel is terrifying.”
― Rainer Maria Rilke, Duino Elegies

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“If I got rid of my demons, I’d lose my angels.”
― Tennessee Williams, Conversations with Tennessee Williams

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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Today’s post is about Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof!

…At least, that’s what I’d have written yesterday. I read the play but didn’t have a chance to pop this up, so today we’re going two for two. 1,039 more words

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OCLW Visiting Scholars: ‘Life-Writing Operations’

For the first event of Trinity Term the OCLW welcomed its own visiting scholars who gave brief presentations on their current life-writing projects. John Bak started the seminar with a fascinating summary of his work editing Tennessee Williams’ … 888 more words

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