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Tennessee Williams Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about Tennessee Williams, the time, place, players, and culture?

A Streetcar Named Desire

Google Books text of the play.

A Streetcar Named Desire

Watch the entire film version of Tennessee Williams's famous play on YouTube.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Google Books text of the play.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

The film version of the play.

The Night of the Iguana

Google Books text of the play.

Williams on Williams

1955 first-person essay in The New York Times.

"Questions Without Answers"

An essay by Williams about his work.

John Waters on Tennessee Williams

The famously campy director's thoroughly entertaining essay on the man who saved his life.

Obituary

His 26 February 1983 obituary in The New York Times.

Obituary

Williams 1983 obituary in Time magazine.

"The Angel of the Odd"

A fantastic 1962 profile of Williams from Time magazine.

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