Additional Resources for The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

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Berkowitz, Gerald. "The 'Other World' of The Glass Menagerie" in Players, Vol 48, no 4, April-May, 1973, pp. 150-53

Berkowitz argues that the setting or "locus" of The Glass Menagerie as well as of other of Williams's plays influences perceptions of the characters to the extent that they seem "normal," while the "normal" people seem outsiders.

Bunan, Jarka M. "The Glass Menagerie" in International Dictionary of Theatre-]: Plays, edited by Mark Hawkins-Dady.St James Press, 1992, pp 187-89

Burian provides several character analyses, focusing especially on Tom.

Chesler, S. Alan. "Tennessee Williams: Reassessment and Assessment" in Tennessee Williams- A Tribute, edited by Jac Tharpe, University Press of Mississippi, 1977, pp. 848-80.

Chesler describes Williams's characteristics as a playwright and contextuahzes his career in terms of his affect on American drama.

Hirsch, Foster. A Portrait of the Artist: The Plays of Tennessee Williams, Kennikat Press, 1979.

Hirsch analyzes Williams's plays according to their autobiographical influences...

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