Tennessee Williams is widely regarded as one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Between the mid-1940s and the early 1960s, he wrote several award-winning plays, including The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Similarly one may ask, when did Tennessee Williams change his name?
When he was 28, Williams moved to New Orleans, where he changed his name (he landed on Tennessee because his father hailed from there) and revamped his lifestyle, soaking up the city life that would inspire his work, most notably the later play, A Streetcar Named Desire.
Also Know, what college did Tennessee Williams go to?
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The University of Iowa
Washington University in St. Louis
University of Missouri
Who was Tennessee Williams influenced by?
D. H. Lawrence
Is Tennessee Williams dead?