Orpheus Descending Summary
Tennessee Williams

Everything you need to understand or teach Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams.

  • Orpheus Descending Summary & Study Guide
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  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Orpheus Descending Summary

Orpheus Descending, a play by Tennessee Williams (New York, 1958, currently in print, published by Dramatist's Play Service), opened in 1957 in New York City. Although Williams was at the time an established playwright, having had huge success with The Glass Menagerie (1944), A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), and other plays, Orpheus Descending was harshly criticized and widely considered a failure. It was a play that Williams had labored over for more than seventeen years. The earliest...

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