Cat on A Hot Tin Roof

Cat on A Hot Tin Roof

A Play in Three Acts

Book - 1986
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THE STORY: In a plantation house, a family celebrates the sixty-fifth birthday of Big Daddy, as they sentimentally dub him. The mood is somber, despite the festivities, because a number of evils poison the gaiety: greed, sins of the past and desper
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dramatists Play Service, c1986
ISBN: 9780822201892
0822201895
Branch Call Number: 812.5 W727ca 1986
Characteristics: 85 p. ; ill. ; 20 cm

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The story of a family destroyed by lies and unsatisfied desire.


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HMWLibrary2017
Jul 14, 2017

I really dislike Tennessee Williams. His misogamy runs bone deep. It's as though he felt the need to denigrate women in order to "normalize" homosexuality. (I'm putting "normalize" in quotes because of the rampant, systemic homophobia of the times).

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loudem
Apr 27, 2013

Still a good play with piquant dialogues. It took guts to discuss homosexuality in 1955. And all that family feuding is still very relevant today. Nothing changed much. Money is still money.

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