Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

William Inge Biography | Author of Come Back, Little Sheba

This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Come Back, Little Sheba.
This section contains 393 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Come Back, Little Sheba Study Guide

Author Biography

William Inge, born May 3, 1913, was the fifth and last child born to Maude and Luther Inge. He was raised in Independence, Kansas, by hIs mother; his father was a salesman and was rarely at home. After graduating from the University of Kansas in 1935, Inge   attended the George Peabody College for Teachers but left before completing a master of arts degree. After a brief period teaching English at a local high school, Inge returned to college to complete his master's program. He also worked as a drama critic, and it was during this period that he met noted playwright Tennessee Williams (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), who encouraged him to write. Inge   completed his first play, and, with the help of Williams, Farther Off from Heaven was produced in 1947.

Concurrent with his riSing success as a writer, Inge began to address shortcomings in his character. He...

(read more from the Author Biography section)

This section contains 393 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Come Back, Little Sheba Study Guide
Copyrights
Come Back, Little Sheba from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook