Sunday, 31 March 2013

Bibliography of the Works of Tennessee Williams



Tennessee Williams: A Bibliography

A.    FULL-LENGTH PLAYS
A1.      Candles to the Sun [1936]
A2.      Fugitive Kind [1937]
A3.      Spring Storm [1938]
A4.      Not About Nightingales [1938]
A5.      Battle of Angels [1940; rewritten as Orpheus Descending, 1957]
A6.      Stairs to the Roof [1947]
A7.      The Glass Menagerie [1944]
A8.      A Streetcar Named Desire [1947]
A9.      Summer and Smoke [1948; rewritten as The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, 1962.]
A10.     The Rose Tattoo [1951]
A11.     Camino Real [1953]
A12.     Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [1955]
A13.     Sweet Bird of Youth [1959]
A14.     Period of Adjustment [1960]
A15.     The Night of the Iguana [1961]
A16.     The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore [1963]
A17.     The Seven Descents of Myrtle [1968, aka The Kingdom of Earth]
A18.     In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel [1969]
A19.     Will Mr. Merriwether Return from Memphis? [1969]
A20.     Small Craft Warnings [1972]
A21.     The Two-Character Play [c.1971, revised as Out Cry]
A22.     The Red Devil Battery Sign [1975]
A23.     This Is (An Entertainment) [1976]
A24.     Vieux Carré [1977]
A25.     A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur [1979]
A26.     Clothes for a Summer Hotel [1980]
A27.     The Notebook of Trigorin [1980, adapted from Chekhov’s The Seagull]
A28.     Something Cloudy, Something Clear [1981]
A29.     A House Not Meant to Stand [1982]
A30.     In Masks Outrageous and Austere [1983]          
B.    SHORT PLAYS
B1.      Beauty Is the Word [1930]
B2.      Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily? [1935]
B3.      Cairo! Shanghai! Bombay! [1935]
B4.      The Magic Tower [1936]
B5.      Moony's Kid Don't Cry [c. 1936]
B6.      Summer at the Lake [1937, aka Escape]
B7.      The Palooka [1937]
B8.      Me, Vashya [1937]
B9.      The Big Game [c.1937]
B10.     Honor the Living [c. 1937]
B11.     The Fat Man's Wife [1938]
B12.     In Our Profession [c. 1938]
B13.     Every Twenty Minutes [written c. 1938]
B14.     Adam and Eve on a Ferry [1939]
B15.     At Liberty [written c. 1939]
B16.     The Dark Room [c. 1939]
B17.     Mister Paradise [c. 1939]
B18.     These Are the Stairs You Got to Watch [early 1940s]
B19.     The Long Goodbye [1940]
B20.     The Parade, or Approaching the End of a Summer [1941]
B21.     Auto Da Fé [1941]
B22.     The Lady of Larkspur Lotion [1941]
B23.     Thank You, Kind Spirit [c. 1941]
B24.     Portrait of a Madonna [1941, revised in 1944]
B25.     I Rise in Flame, Cried the Phoenix [1941]
B26.     The Case of the Crushed Petunias [1941]
B27.     The Strangest Kind of Romance [1942]
B28.     The Purification [1940-42]
B29.     The Pink Bedroom [c. 1943]
B30.     The Pretty Trap [c. 1944]
B31.     Ten Blocks on the Camino Real [1946]
B32.     This Property Is Condemned [1946]
B33.     27 Wagons Full of Cotton [1946]
B34.     The Last of My Solid Gold Watches [1946]
B35.     Hello from Bertha [1946]
B36.     Interior: Panic [1946]
B37.     Lord Byron's Love Letter [1946]
B38.     The Unsatisfactory Supper [1948]
B39.     Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen [1953]
B40.     A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot [1958]
B41.     Suddenly Last Summer [1958]
B42.     Something Unspoken [1958]
B43.     The Day on Which a Man Dies [c. 1960]
B44.     And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens . . . [c. 1957-62]
B45.     The Mutilated [1966]
B46.     The Gnädiges Fräulein [1966]
B47.     The Municipal Abattoir [c. 1966]
B48.     Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws [1969]
B49.     I Can't Imagine Tomorrow [1970?]
B50.     The Frosted Glass Coffin [1970]
B51.     The Demolition Downtown [1970]
B52.      I Never Get Dressed Till After Dark on Sundays [1973]
B53.     A Cavalier for Milady [mid-1970s]
B54.     Kirche, Küche und Kinder [1979]
B55.     Lifeboat Drill [1979]
B56.     The Chalky White Substance [1980]
B57.     This Is Peaceable Kingdom or Good Luck God [1980]
B58.     Steps Must be Gentle [1980]
B59.     Some Problems for the Moose Lodge [1980]
B60.     The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. Le Monde [1982]
B61.     The One Exception [1983]
B62.     The Pronoun ‘I’ [undated]
B63.     Green eyes [undated]
B64.     The Travelling Companion [undated]
B65.     Curtains for the Gentleman [undated]
C.    SHORT STORIES
C1.          The Vengeance of Nitocris
C2.          A Lady's Beaded Bag
C3.          Something by Tolstoi
C4.          Big Black, A Mississippi Idyll
C5.          The Accent of a Coming Foot
C6.          Twenty-seven Wagons Full of Cotton
C7.          Sand
C8.          Ten Minute Stop
C9.          Gift of an Apple
C10.     The Field of Blue Children
C11.       In Memory of an Aristocrat
C12.       The Dark Room
C13.       The Mysteries of the Joy Rio
C14.       Portrait of a Girl in Glass
C15.       The Angel in the Alcove
C16.       Oriflamme
C17.       The Vine
C18.       The Malediction
C19.       The Important Thing
C20.       One Arm
C21.       The Interval
C22.       Tent Worms
C23.       Desire and the Black Masseur
C24.       Something about Him
C25.       The Yellow Bird
C26.       The Night of the Iguana
C27.       The Poet
C28.       Chronicle of a Demise
C29.       Rubio y Morena
C30.       The Resemblance between a Violin Case and a Coffin
C31.       Two on a Party
C32.       Three Players of a Summer Game
C33.       The Coming of Something to the Widow Holly
C34.       Hard Candy
C35.       Man Bring This Up Road
C36.       The Mattress by the Tomato Patch
C37.       The Kingdom of Earth
C38.       “Grand”
C39.       Mama's Old Stucco House
C40.       The Knightly Quest
C41.       A Recluse and His Guest
C42.       Happy August the Tenth
C43.       The Inventory at Fontana Bella
C44.       Miss Coynte of Greene
C45.       Sabbatha and Solitude
C46.       Completed
C47.       Das Wasser Ist Kalt
C48.       Mother Yaws
C49.       The Killer Chicken and the Closet Queen
D.    NON-FICTION WRITINGS           
D1.         ‘Amor Perdido’, or, How It Feels to Become a Professional Playwright [c. 1940]
D2.         Random Observations [Stairs to the Roof, 1941]
D3.         Author’s Note [I Rise in Flames, Cried the Phoenix, 1941]
D4.         Te Morituri Salutamus [ca. 1941-42]
D5.         Preface to My Poems [1944]
D6.         The History of a Play (With Parentheses) [1945]
D7.         Notes to the Reader [c. 1945]
D8.         Letter to the Editor [1945]
D9.         A Reply to Mr. Nathan [1945]
D10.       The Author Tells Why It is Called The Glass Menagerie [1945]
D11.       A Playwright’s Statement on Dallas’ Theatre ’45 Plans [1945]
D12.       “Production Notes” + “The Characters” [The Glass Menagerie, 1945]
D13.       Tennessee Williams [1945]
D14.       Foreword [Stairs to the Roof, 1947]
D15.      On a Streetcar Named Success [aka ‘’The Catastrophe of Success’’, 1947]
D16.      Tennessee Williams Explains [1948]
D17.      Author’s Production Notes [Summer and Smoke, 1949, see A9]
D18.      My Current Reading [1948]
D19.      [A reply to] A Streetcar Named Desire [1948]
D20.      Chicago Arrival [1948]
D21.      Questions Without Answers [1948]
D22.      Something Wild... [1948]
D23.      History of Summer and Smoke [1949]
D24.      To Mr. Ustinov, a gentle objection [1949/50]
D25.      A Writer's Quest for a Parnassus [1950]
D26.      Loading the Dice [1950]
D27.      The Human Psyche – Alone [1950]
D28.      Introduction to Carson McCullers's Reflections of a Golden Eye [1950]
D29.      The Timeless World of a Play [1951]
D30.      The Meaning of The Rose Tattoo [1951]
D31.      Letter from a Playwright [1951]
D32.      Facts About Me [1952]
D33.      Letter to Walter Winchell [1952]
D34.      Notes on the Filming of Rose Tattoo [1952]
D35.      Statement [Helen Chinoy, Directing the Play, 1953]
D36.      Foreword to Camino Real [1953]
D37.      Afterword to Camino Real [1953]
D38.      The Dylan Thomas Fund [1954]
D39.      The Rose Tattoo in Key West [1955]
D40.      Person – To – Person [1955]
D41.      Critic Says "Evasion," Writer Says "Mystery" [1955]
D42.      Notes for the Designer [Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1955]
D43.      Note of Explanation [Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, 1955]
D44.      American Playwrights Self-Appraised [1955]
D45.      Letter to the Editor [1955]
D46.      A Tribute from Tennessee Williams to ‘Heroic Tallulah Bankhead’ [1956]
D47.      Author’s Note [Sweet Bird of Youth, 1956]
D48.      On Meeting a Young Writer [1956]
D49.      Mal de Merde [1956]
D50.      I have three homes [1956]
D51.      Statement [1956]
D52.      Reply to Charles Samuels [1957]
D53.      The Past, Present, and the Perhaps [1957]
D54.      The World I Live In [1957]
D55.      What They Are Saying [1957]
D56.      Author and Director: A Delicate Situation [1957]
D57.      If the Writing Is Honest [1958]
D58.      A Note from Tennessee Williams [1958]
D59.      Foreword [Sweet Bird of Youth, 1959]
D60.      Statement [1960]
D61.      Reflections on a Revival of a Controversial Fantasy [1960]
D62.      Tennessee Williams Presents His POV [1960]
D63.      Prelude to a Comedy [1960]
D64.      The Man in the Overstuffed Chair [c. 1960]
D65.      Five Fiery Ladies [1961]
D66.      Biography of Carson McCullers [1961]
D67.      A Summer of Discovery [1961]
D68.      Letter to the Editor [1962]
D69.      Letter to Stubs Preview Club [1962]
D70.      Statement [The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, 1962]
D71.      The Agent as Catalyst [1962]
D72.      Quote, Unquote [1963]
D73.      T. Williams's View of T. Bankhead [1963]
D74.      Author’s Notes [The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, 1964]
D75.      Grand [1964]
D76.      Slapstick Tragedy: A Preface [1965]
D77.      The Wolf and I [1966]
D78.      These Ladies [1966]
D79.      Statement [Eccentricities of a Nightingale, 1967]
D80.      Production Note [The Mutilated, 1967]
D81.      Production Notes [Gnädiges Fraülein, 1967]
D82.      Happiness Is Relevant [1968]
D83.      Tennessee, Never Talk to an Actress [1969]
D84.      Tennessee Williams Talks about His Play In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel [1969]
D85.      Notes for The Two Character Play [1970]
D86.      Acceptance by Mr. Williams [1970]
D87.      An Open Response to Tom Buckley [1970]
D88.      Some Memoirs of a Con-Man [1971]
D89.      We Are Dissenters Now [1972]
D90.      Notes after the Second Invited Audience [Small Craft Warnings, 1972]
D91.      Survival Notes: A Journal [1972]
D92.      Too Personal? [1972]
D93.      Letter to the Editor on Max Jacobson [1972]
D94.      Statement [Evelyn Byrne, Attacks of Taste, 1972]
D95.      Author’s Note [One Arm, screenplay, c. 1972]
D96.      Homage to Key West [1973]
D97.      Let Me Hang It All Out [1973]
D98.      Where My Head Is Now and Other Questions [1973]
D99.      A Dispensable Foreword [Out Cry, 1973]
D100.   Quarterly’s 1974 Questionnaire [1974]
D101.   Author’s Note [A Cavalier for Milady, c. mid-1970s]
D102.   Le cinema et moi [1976]
D103.   The Blessings and Mixed Blessings of Workshop Productions [1976]
D104.   I Have Rewritten a Play For Artistic Purity [1976]
D105.   I Am Widely Regarded as the Ghost of a Writer [1977]
D106.   The Pleasures of the Table [1978]
D107.   The Misunderstanding and Fears of an Artist's Revolt [1978]
E.    NOVELS
E1.   The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, 1950.
E2.   Moise and the World of Reason, 1975.
F.     POETRY
F1.  In the Winter of Cities, 1956.
F2.  Androgyne, Mon Amour, 1977.
F3.  The Collected Poems of Tennessee Williams, 2002.
G.    COLLECTED EDITIONS
G1.    PLAYS
                                       a.   27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946.
                                       b.   American Blues: Five Short Plays, 1948.
                                       c.   Dragon Country: A Book of Plays, 1970.
                                       d.   The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, 1971-92, 8 vols.
                                       e.   Plays 1937–1955, 2000.
                                         f.   Plays 1957–1980, 2000.
                                       g.   The Collected Plays of Tennessee Williams, 2000, 2 vols.
                                       h.   Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays, 2005.
                                      i.     The Traveling Companion & Other Plays, 2008.
                                       j.     The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011.
G2.   SHORT STORIES
                                       a.   One Arm, 1948.
                                       b.   Hard Candy, 1954.
                                       c.   The Knightly Quest, 1966.
                                       d.   Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed, 1974.
                                       e.   Collected Stories, 1985.
G3.    NON-FICTION
                                       a.   Memoirs, 1975.
                                       b.   Tennessee Williams’ Letters to Donald Windham, 1940-1965, 1976.
                                       c.   Where I Live: Selected Essays, 1978.
                                       d.   Conversations with Tennessee Williams, 1986.
                                       e.   The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, vol. 1, 1920-1945, 2000.
                                         f.   Notebooks, 2006.
                                       g.   The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, vol. 2, 1945-1957, 2007.
                                       h.   New Selected Essays: Where I Live, 2009.
G4.      MISCELLANEOUS
                                       a.   Essential Tennessee Williams, 1952 [audio recording].
                                       b.   Baby Doll, 1956 [screenplay].
                                       c.   Stopped Rocking and Other Screenplays, 1984
H.    BOOKS ABOUT TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
                        H1.      The World of Tennessee Williams, 1978;
                        H2.      Tennessee Williams: An Intimate Biography, 1985.
                        H3.      A Critical Introduction to twentieth-century American Drama, vol. 2, 1984.
                        H4.      The Kindness of Strangers: The Life of Tennessee Williams, 1985.
                        H5.      Tom, The Unknown Tennessee Williams, 1995.
                        H6.      The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams, 1997.
                        H7.      Tennessee Williams: A Guide to Research and Performance, 1998.
                        H8.      The Tennessee Williams Encyclopedia, 2004.
                        H9.      Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams, 2005.
                    H10.      Tennessee Williams and Company: His Essential Screen Actors, Hansen, 2010. 
                    H11.      Tenn at One Hundred: The Reputation of Tennessee Williams, 2011.
I.        MOVIES BASED ON WORKS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
                            I1.       The Glass Menagerie [1950, 1973, 1987]
                            I2.       A Streetcar Named Desire [1951, 1984, 1995]
                            I3.       The Rose Tattoo [1955]
                            I4.       Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [1958, 1978, 1984]
                            I5.       The Fugitive Kind [1959, 1990]
                            I6.       Suddenly Last Summer [1959]
                            I7.       Summer and Smoke [1961]
                            I8.       The Roman Holiday of Mrs Stone [1961, 2003]
                            I9.       Sweet Bird of Youth [1962, 1989]
                       I10.       Period of Adjustment [1962]
                       I11.       The Night of the Iguana [1964]
                       I12.       This Property Is Condemned [1966]
                       I13.       Boom [1968]









A. FULL-LENGTH PLAYS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS [year of writing]
A1.    Candles to the Sun [1936]
a.      1st produced, 20 March 1937, by the Mummers at the Washington Univ., St. Louis [1st production of TW’s full-length play].
b.      1st published, 2004, New Directions, edited and with an Introduction by Dan Isaac; Foreword by William Jay Smith.
A2.    Fugitive Kind [1937]
a.      1st produced, 30 November 1937, by the Mummers, St. Louis.
b.      1st published, 2001, New Directions, with Introduction by Allean Hale.
A3.   Spring Storm [1938]
a.      1st produced, not yet.
b.      1st published, 1999, New Directions, ed. Dan Isaac.
c.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
A4.   Not About Nightingales [1938]
a.      1st produced, 1998, Royal National Theatre, London.
b.      1st on Broadway, 25 February – 13 June 1999, Circles in the Square Theatre, 125 shows.
c.      1st published, 1998, New Directions pb, edited with an Introduction by Allean Hale; Foreword by Vanessa Redgrave.
d.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
A5.    Battle of Angels [1940; rewritten as Orpheus Descending, 1957]
a.      1st produced, 30 December 1940 – 11 January1941, Wilbur Theatre, Boston [1st professional production of TW’s play].
b.      1st on Broadway, never produced.
c.      1st published, Spring 1945, Pharos 1-2, magazine distributed by New Directions.
d.      New Directions, 1958 [A5c], with Orpheus Descending. See A5h.
e.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 1, 1971 [composite version of A5c and A5h]. See G1d.
f.        Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [A5c]. See G1e.
g.      Orpheus Descending, 1st produced on Broadway, 21 March – 18 May 1957, Martin Beck Theatre, 68 shows.
h.      1st published, 1958, New Directions, with Battle of Angels [A5c].
i.        Dramatists Play Service, 1959, “Williams changed the order of some of the material” (see G1f, p. 983).
j.         1st Penguin, 1961, with “Suddenly Last Summer” (B41) and “Something Unspoken” (B42).
k.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 3, 1971 [A5h]. See G1d.
l.         Penguin, 1976, with The Rose Tattoo (A10) and Camino Real (A11).
m.    Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A5h]. See G1f.
n.      Penguin Classics, 2001, reprints the 1976 ed. (l).
o.      Penguin Modern Classics, reprints the 2001 ed. (n); D53.
A6.    Stairs to the Roof [1947]
a.      1st produced, 26 February 1947, Pasadena Playhouse.
b.      1st published, 2000, New Directions, edited and with an Introduction by Allean Hale.
A7.    The Glass Menagerie [1944, based on “Portrait of a Girl in Glass”, C14]
a.      1st produced, 26 December 1944, Civic Theatre, Chicago.
b.      1st on Broadway, 31 March 1945 – 3 August 1946, Playhouse Theatre, 563 shows.
c.      1st published, 1945, Random House.
d.      Dramatists Play Service, 1948. 1st rev. ver.
e.      John Lehmann, 1948, 1st British ed. 2nd rev. ver.; D12, D15.
f.        1st New Directions, 1949, a New Classics Edition; 1966 in pb.
g.      1st Penguin, 1959, with Streetcar (A8); D12, D15.
h.      Penguin, 1962, reprints the 1959 ed. (g) + Sweet Bird of Youth (A13); D12, D15.
i.        The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 1, 1971; D12, D15. See G1d.
j.         Penguin, 1988, movie tie-in.
k.      New Directions, 1999, with an Introduction by Robert Bray; D12, D15.
l.         Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000; D12, D15. See G1e.
m.    Methuen Student Edition, 2000, with Commentary and Notes by Stephen Bottoms; D12, D15.
n.      Penguin Classics, 2000, reprints the 1962 ed. (h); D12, D15.
o.      Penguin Modern Classics, 2009, reprints (k).
A8.    A Streetcar Named Desire [1947]
a.      1st produced, November 1947, Boston.
b.      1st on Broadway, 3 December 1947 – 17 December 1949, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 855 shows.
c.      1st published, 1947, New Directions; 1980 in pb.
d.      1st British, 1949, John Lehmann.
e.      New Directions, 1950, “numerous cuts and alterations of dialogue and stage directions” (see G1e, p. 1032).
f.        Dramatists Play Service, 1953, “generally follows the 1950 edition for speeches and dialogue, though the stage directions are often different” (see G1e, p. 1032).
g.      1st Penguin, 1959, with The Glass Menagerie (A7).
h.      Penguin, 1962, reprints the 1959 ed. (g) + Sweet Bird of Youth (A13).
i.        The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 1, 1971 [A8e]. See G1d.
j.         Methuen Student Edition, 1984, rev. 2005 and 2009, with Commentary and Notes by Patricia Hern and Michael Hooper.
k.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [A8c]. See G1e.
l.         Penguin Classics, 2000, reprints the 1962 ed. (h).
m.    New Directions, 2004, with an Introduction by Arthur Miller (2004); D54.
n.      Penguin Modern Classics, 2009, reprints (m).
A9.    Summer and Smoke [1948; rewritten as The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, 1964; vaguely based on “Oriflamme” (C16) and “The Yellow Bird” (C25).]
a.      1st on Broadway, 6 October 1948 – 1 January 1949, Music Box Theatre, 102 shows.
b.      1st published, 1948, New Directions; D17.
c.      Dramatists Plays Service, 1950, 1st rev. ed., “omitting the Prologue, adding a new scene between Scenes 1 and 2, and changing stage directions” (see G1e, p. 1033).
d.      1st British edition, 1952, John Lehmann, 2nd rev. ver.
e.      Martin Secker, 1973.
f.        The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 2, 1971 [A9b]. See G1d.
g.      1st Penguin, 1982, with Period of Adjustment (A14) and Small Craft Warnings (A20).
h.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [A2b]. See G1e.
i.        Penguin Modern Classics, 2009, with Baby Doll (G4b) and “Something Unspoken” (B42).
j.        The Eccentricities of a Nightingale
k.      1st produced, April 1966, Washington.
l.         1st on Broadway, 23 November – 12 December 1976, Morosco Theatre, 24 shows.
m.    1st published, February 12, 1965, New Directions, with Summer and Smoke (A9).
n.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 2, 1971 [A9m]. See G1d.
o.      Dramatists Play Service, 1977, contains “changes made by Williams for the play’s first production in 1976” (G1f, pp. 985-6).
p.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A9m]. See G1f.
A10.   The Rose Tattoo [1951]
a.      1st produced, 1950, Chicago.
b.      1st on Broadway, 3 February – 27 October 1951, Martin Beck Theatre, 306 shows.
c.      1st published, 1951, New Directions. No subsequent revisions (see G1e, p. 1033).
d.      1st British edition, 1954, Martin Secker.
e.      1st Penguin, 1958, with Camino Real (A11); reprinted, 1968.
f.        Penguin, 1976, with Camino Real (A11) and Orpheus Descending (A5g).
g.      Penguin Classics, 2001, reprints the 1976 ed. (f).
h.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 2, 1971. See G1d.
i.        Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [A10c]. See G1e.
j.         Penguin Modern Classics, undated, reprints the 2001 ed. (g); incl. TW’s “The Timeless World of a Play” (D29) as a foreword.
A11.   Camino Real [1953, based on “Ten Blocks on the Camino Real” (B31)]
a.      1st produced, New Haven and Philadelphia.
b.      1st on Broadway, 19 March – 9 May 1953, National Theatre, 60 shows.
c.      1st published, 1953, New Directions; 1970 in pb; D36, D37. No subsequent revisions (see G1e, p. 1034).
d.      1st British edition, 1954, Martin Secker.
e.      1st Penguin, 1958, with The Rose Tattoo (A10); reprinted, 1968.
f.        Penguin, 1976, reprints (e) + Orpheus Descending (A5g); D36, D37.
g.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 2, 1971. See G1d.
h.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [A11c]. See G1e.
i.        Penguin Classics, 2001, reprints the 1976 ed. (f); D36, D37.
j.         Penguin Modern Classics, undated, reprints the 2001 ed. (i); D36, D37.
A12.   Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [1955, extremely slightly related to “Three Players of a Summer Game (C32)]
a.      1st produced on Broadway, 24 March 1955 – 17 November 1956, Morosco Theatre, 694 shows.
b.      1st published, 1955, New Directions. Original Act Three + “Act Three (Broadway version)”, D42, D43.
c.      Dramatists Play Service, ????, only “Act Three (Broadway version)”
d.      1st British edition, 1956, Martin Secker [A12b].
e.      1st Penguin, 1957 [A12b].
f.        Penguin, 1969 [A12b], with The Milk Train (A16).
g.      Revised version 1st produced, 24 September 1974 – 8 February 1975, ANTA Theatre, New York, 160 shows.
h.      Revised version 1st published, 1975, New Directions.
i.        Penguin, 1976, reprints the 1969 ed. (f) + Iguana (A15).
j.         The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 3, 1971 [A12b]. See G1d.
k.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [A12b]. See G1e.
l.         Penguin Classics, 2001, reprints the 1976 ed. (i); D40. Editorial Note by E. Martin Browne, 1956.
m.    New Directions, 2004 [A12h]; D56. Introduction by Edward Albee.
n.      Penguin Modern Classics, 2009 [A12b].
o.      Methuen Student Edition, 2010 [A12h], with Commentary and Notes by Philip C. Kolin; D56.
A13.   Sweet Bird of Youth [1959]
a.      1st produced on Broadway, 10 March 1959 – 30 January 1960, Martin Beck Theatre, 375 shows.
b.      1st published, April 1959, Esquire.
c.      New Directions, 1959; 1975 in pb; D59; “differs significantly from the Esquire text; among other changes, Williams removed a scene from Act II and altered several passages in Act III” (G1f, p. 984).
d.      Dramatists Play Service, 1962, “makes further changes and includes an alternate ending after the end of Act III” (G1f, p. 984).
e.      1st British ed., 1961, Martin Secker [A13c].
f.        1st Penguin, 1962, with Streetcar (A8) and Menagerie (A7).
g.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 4, 1972 [A13c]. See G1d.
h.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A13c]. See G1f.
i.        Penguin Classics, 2001, reprints the 1962 ed. (f); D59.
j.         Penguin Modern Classics, 2009, with Period of Adjustment (A14) and Iguana (A15); D59.
k.      Methuen Student Edition, 2010, with Commentary and Notes by Katherine Weiss; D59.
A14.   Period of Adjustment [1960]
a.      1st produced, 1960, Miami.
b.      1st on Broadway, 10 November 1960 – 4 March 1961, Helen Hayes Theatre, 132 shows.
c.      1st published, November 14, 1960, New Directions. Some minor changes of names (e.g. “Memphis” for “a mid-southern city”) were made in the second printing of the first edition because the publisher feared a libel suit (G1f, pp. 984-5).
d.      Esquire, December 1960, TW’s working script revised during the rehearsals for the opening in New York (G1f, p. 984).
e.      1st British ed., 1961, Martin Secker [A14c, 1st printing].
f.        The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 4, 1972 [A14c, 2nd printing]. See G1d.
g.      1st Penguin, 1982, with Summer and Smoke (A9) and Small Craft Warnings (A20).
h.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A14c, 1st printing]. See G1f.
A15.   The Night of the Iguana [1961]
a.      1st produced, fall 1959 and summer 1960.
b.      1st on Broadway, 28 December 1961 – 29 September 1962, Royal Theatre, 316 shows.
c.      1st published, February 28, 1962, New Directions.
d.      Esquire, February 1962, TW’s working script (G1f, p. 985).
e.      Dramatists Play Service, 1963, “a shortened version” (G1f, p. 985).
f.        1st British edition, 1963, Secker & Wartburg [A15c].
g.      1st Penguin, 1964.
h.      Penguin, 1968, with Orpheus Descending (A5g).
i.        The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 4, 1972 [A15c]. See G1d.
j.         Penguin, 1976, with Cat (A12) and The Milk Train (A16).
k.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A15c]. See G1f.
l.         Penguin Classics, 2001, reprints the 1976 ed. (j); contains untitled [Author’s Note] and a “Nazi Marching Song” (Ger/Eng).
A16.   The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore [1963, faintly based on “Man Bring This Up Road” (C35)]
a.      1st produced, 1962, Spoleto Festival, Italy [short version].
b.      1st on Broadway, Morosco Theatre, 16 January – 16 March 1963, 69 shows.
c.      1st published, June 9, 1964, New Directions; printing errors in the 1st printing corrected in subsequent printings” (see G1f, p. 986).
d.      1st British edition, September 1964, Secker & Wartburg; “Williams added a short passage in Scene 5 and made other changes, mostly to stage directions” (G1f, p. 986).
e.      Dramatists Play Service, 1964 [A16c, corrected].
f.        1st Penguin, 1969, with Cat (A12).
g.      Penguin, 1976, reprints the 1969 ed. (f) + Iguana (A15).
h.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 5, 1976 [A16c, corrected]. See G1d.
i.        Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A16c, corrected]. See G1f.
j.         Penguin Classics, 2001, reprints the 1976 ed. (g).
k.      Penguin Modern Classics, 2009, with “Suddenly Last Summer” (B41) and Small Craft Warnings (A20); D74.
A17.   The Seven Descents of Myrtle [1968, aka The Kingdom of Earth, greatly expanded rewritten and expanded version of “The Kingdom of Earth” (C37)]
a.      1st produced, 1968, Philadelphia [full-length play, trial run]
b.      1st on Broadway, 27 March – 20 April 1968, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, 29 shows.
c.      1st published, 1954, Hard Candy, limited edition.
d.      February 1967, Esquire [one-act version].
e.      New Directions, October 31, 1968, as The Seven Descents of Myrtle (The Kingdom of Earth).
f.        Dramatists Play Service, 1969; minor revisions (G1f, p. 987).
g.      1st produced as Kingdom of Earth, 6 March 1975, MacCarter Theatre, Princeton, NJ.
h.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 5, 1976 [shorter version than A17e and A17f, see G1f, p. 987]. See G1d.
i.        Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A17e]. See G1f.
j.         The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011. See G1j.
A18.   In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel [1969]
a.      1st produced, 11 May – 1 June 1969, Eastside Playhouse, New York, 29 shows.
b.      1st on Broadway, ???
c.      1st published, 1981, The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7. See G1d.
A19.   Will Mr. Merriwether Return from Memphis? [1969]
a.      1st produced, January 1980, Florida Keys Community College, Key West, FL.
b.      1st published, 1997, The Missouri Review, Volume XX, Number 2.
c.      The Traveling Companion & Other Plays, 2008. See G1i.
A20.   Small Craft Warnings [1972, expanded version of “Confessional”, see G1c]
a.      1st produced, 2 April 1972, Truck and Warehouse Theatre, New York; New Theatre, 6 June – 17 September 1972, 200 shows; TW plays the role of Doc in some of the shows.
b.      1st on Broadway, not yet produced.
c.      1st published, November 15, 1972, New Directions.
d.      1st British ed., 1973, Secker & Wartburg [A20c].
e.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 5, 1976 [A20c]. See G1d.
f.        1st Penguin, 1982, with Period of Adjustment (A14) and “Something Unspoken” (B42).
g.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A20c]. See G1f.
h.      Penguin Modern Classics, 2009, with “Suddenly Last Summer” (B41) and The Milk Train (A16); D92.
A21.   The Two-Character Play [1967-73, later version: Out Cry]
a.      1st produced, 1967.
b.      1st published, 1969, New Directions, limited edition.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 5, 1976. See G1d.
d.      Out Cry 1st produced, 8 July 1971, Ivanhoe Theatre, Chicago.
e.      1st on Broadway, 1-10 March 1973, Lyceum Theatre, 12 shows.
f.        1st published, October 24, 1973, New Directions.
g.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A21f]. See G1f.
h.      The Two-Character Play (2nd ver.) 1st produced, March 1973.
i.        1st published, 1975, New Directions.
A22.   The Red Devil Battery Sign [1975]
a.      1st produced, 18-28 June 1975, Shubert Theatre, Boston. Revised version, 17 January 1976, English Theatre, Vienna.
b.      1st on Broadway, not yet produced.
c.      1st published, 1992, The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 8. See G1d.
d.       
A23.   This Is (An Entertainment) [1976]
a.      1st produced, 20 January 1976, American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco.
b.      1st on Broadway, not yet produced.
c.      1st published,
d.       
A24.   Vieux Carré [1977]
a.      1st produced, March 1977.
b.      1st on Broadway, 11-15 May 1977, St. James Theatre, 6 shows.
c.      1st published, June 25, 1979, New Directions.
d.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 8, 1992. See G1d.
e.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [A24c]. See G1f.
A25.   A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur [1979]
a.      1st produced, 10 January 1979, Hudson Guild Theatre.
b.      1st published, 1980, New Directions.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 8, 1992. See G1d.
d.      Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000. See G1f.
e.       
A26.   Clothes for a Summer Hotel [1980]
a.      1st produced on Broadway, 26 March – 6 April 1980, Cort Theatre, 15 shows.
b.      1st published, 1983, New Directions, hc+pb.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 8, 1992. See G1d.
d.       
A27.   The Notebook of Trigorin [1980, adapted from Chekhov’s The Seagull]
a.      1st produced, 1981, Vancouver Playhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia.
b.      1st published, 1997, New Directions, edited and with an Introduction by Allean Hale; incl. “Interpreter’s Note” by TW.
A28.   Something Cloudy, Something Clear [1981]
a.      1st produced, 24 August 1981, The Bouwerie Lane Theatre, NY, off-Broadway.
b.      1st published, 1995, New Directions, with an introduction by Eve Adamson.
A29.   A House Not Meant to Stand [1982]
a.      1st produced, 1982, Chicago
b.      1st published, 2008, New Directions, edited and with an Introduction by Thomas Keith; Foreword by Gregory Mosher.
A30.   In Masks Outrageous and Austere [1983, edited by ????]         
a.      1st produced, 16 April 2012, NY.
b.      Not yet published.

B. SHORT PLAYS BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
B1.   Beauty Is the Word [written in 1930]
a.      1st produced, 1930, in competition by the school’s Dramatic Arts Club, Columbia, Missouri.
b.      1st published,
B2.   Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily? [written in February 1935]
a.      1st produced, 1935??, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, Chattanooga, TN.
b.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B3.   Cairo! Shanghai! Bombay! [written in 1935]
a.      1st produced, 12 July 1935, Memphis, Tennessee [1st production of TW’s play].
B4.   The Magic Tower [written in April 1936]
a.      1st produced, 13 October 1936, Webster Groves Theatre Guild in St. Louis, Missouri.
b.      1st professional production, 23 March 2011, Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans.
c.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.
B5.   Moony's Kid Don't Cry [written c. 1936; initial title: Hot Milk at Three in the Morning]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1940, Best One-Act Plays of 1940, Dodd Mead, ed. Margaret Mayorga [1st TW’s play to be published].
c.      27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946. See G1a.
d.      American Blues, 1948. See G1b.
e.      The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011. See G1j.
B6.   Summer at the Lake [written in 1937 as Escape]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B7.   The Palooka [written in 1937]
a.      1st produced, 2000, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, Chattanooga, TN.
b.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B8.   Me, Vashya [written in 1937]
a.      1st produced, 6 February 2004, Performing Arts Department, Washington University, St. Louis.
b.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.
B9.      The Big Game [written c.1937]
a.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B10.  Honor the Living [written c. 1937]
a.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.
B11.  The Fat Man's Wife [written in 1938]
a.      1st produced, 11 November 2004, New York City Center.
b.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B12.  In Our Profession [written c. 1938]
a.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.
B13.  Every Twenty Minutes [written c. 1938]
a.      1st produced, 23 March 2011, Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans.
b.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.
B14.  Adam and Eve on a Ferry [written in 1939]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B15.  At Liberty [written c. 1939]
a.      1st produced, 14-24 May 1964, Theatre Club, NY.
b.      1st published, 1941, American Scenes, ed. John Kozlenko, New York: John Day Company; together with “This Property is Condemned” as Landscape with Figures, “Two Mississippi Plays” (G1j, p. 273).
c.      25 Non-Royalty One-Act Plays for All-Girl Casts, 1942, ed. Betty Smith, New York: Greenberg Publishers (G1j, p. 273).
d.      27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946. See G1a.
e.      The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011. See G1j.
B16.  The Dark Room [written in c.1939]
a.      1st produced, 1966, London.
b.      1st published, 1948, American Blues. See G1b.
c.      The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011. See G1j.
B17.  Mister Paradise [written c.1939]
a.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B18.  These Are the Stairs You Got to Watch [written in the early 1940s]
a.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B19.  The Long Goodbye [written in 1940]
a.      1st produced, February 1940, New School, [where]???
b.      1st published, 1946, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays. See G1a.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
B20.  The Parade, or Approaching the End of a Summer [written in 1941; revised and expanded as Something Cloudy, Something Clear, 1961, 1981, see A???]
a.      1st produced, 1 October 2006, Provincetown, Massachusetts.
b.      1st published, 2008, The Traveling Companion & Other Plays. See G1i.
B21.  Auto Da Fé [written in 1941]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1946, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays. See G1a.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
d.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
B22.  The Lady of Larkspur Lotion [written in 1941]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1942, New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, The Best One-Act Plays of 1941, ed. Margaret Mayorga.
c.      27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946. See G1a.
d.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
e.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
B23.  Thank You, Kind Spirit [written c. 1941]
a.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B24.  Portrait of a Madonna [written in 1941, revised in 1944]
a.      1st on Broadway, 15 April – 16 May 1959, Playhouse Theatre, 37 shows [together with ‘‘Some Comments on the Harmful Effect of Tobacco’‘, ‘‘A Pound on Demand’‘, ‘‘Bedtime Story’‘ as ‘‘Triple Play’‘.].
b.      1st published, 1946, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays. See G1a.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
d.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
B25.  I Rise in Flame, Cried the Phoenix [written in 1941, based on the life of D. H. Lawrence]
a.      1st produced, not yet.
b.      1st published, 1951, New Directions, limited edition.
c.      Dramatists Play Service, 1953, “contains an altered ending, as well as other changes” (see G1e, p. 1030).
d.      Dragon Country, 1970 [B25c]. See G1c.
e.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7, 1981. See G1d.
f.        Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [B25b]. See G1e.
B26.  The Case of the Crushed Petunias [written in 1941]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1948, American Blues. See G1b.
c.      The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011. See G1j.
B27.  The Strangest Kind of Romance [written in 1942]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1946, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays. See G1a.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
B28.  The Purification [written in 1940-42, TW’s only verse play]
a.      1st produced, 1940, Pasadena Playhouse, California.
b.      1st produced in New York, 8 December 1959, Theatre de Lys, off-Broadway.
c.      1st published, 1944, New Directions, anthology, as Dos Ranchos, or The Purification.
d.      27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946. See G1a.
e.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
B29.  The Pink Bedroom [probably written in May 1943]
a.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B30.  The Pretty Trap [written c. 1944, a sketch for The Glass Menagerie]
a.      1st produced, March 2011, Southern Rep Theatre, New Orleans.
b.      1st published, 2006, Tennessee Williams Annual Review. Edited by Robert Bray. Introduction by Brian Parker.
c.      The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011. See G1j.
B31.  Ten Blocks on the Camino Real [written early in 1946, later expanded into Camino Real, A11]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1948, American Blues. See G1b.
B32.  This Property Is Condemned [written in 1946, expanded into the eponymous movie in 1966.]
a.      1st produced, ?
b.      1st published, 1941, American Scenes, ed. William Kozlenko, as part of “Landscape with Figures (Two Mississippi Plays)”, New York: John Day (see G1e, p. 1031).
c.      27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946. See G1a.
d.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
e.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
B33.  27 Wagons Full of Cotton [written in 1946, basis for the 1956 script Baby Doll and the 1978 play Tiger Tail.]
a.      1st on Broadway, 19 April – 28 May 1955, Playhouse Theatre, 47 shows [together with ‘‘Trouble in Tahiti’‘ and ‘‘Paul Draper’‘ as ‘‘All in One’‘].
b.      1st published, 1942, New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, The Best One-Act Plays of 1941, ed. Margaret Mayorga.
c.      27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946. See G1a.
d.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
e.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
B34.  The Last of My Solid Gold Watches [written in 1946]
a.      1st produced, ?
b.      1st published, 1942, New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, The Best One-Act Plays of 1941, ed. Margaret Mayorga.
c.      27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 1946. See G1a.
d.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
e.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
B35.  Hello from Bertha [written in 1946]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1946, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays. See G1a.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
B36.  Interior: Panic [written in 1946, a sketch for Streetcar]
a.      1st produced, not yet?
b.      1st published, 2007, Tennessee Williams Annual Review. Edited and with an Introduction by Robert Bray.
c.      The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, 2011. See G1j.
B37.  Lord Byron's Love Letter [written in 1946]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1946, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays. See G1a.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
d.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
B38.  The Unsatisfactory Supper [written c. 1948]
a.      1st published, 1948, American Blues. See G1b.
b.      New Directions, 1956, with Baby Doll. See G4b.
c.      1st produced, 1971, London.
d.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
B39.  Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen [written in 1953]
a.      1st produced, ?
b.      1st published, 1953, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 2nd ed.; reprinted 1966, pb. See G1a. No subsequent revisions.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
d.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [B39b]. See G1e.
B40.  A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot [written in 1958]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1970, Dragon Country. See G1c.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7, 1981. See G1d.
B41.  Suddenly Last Summer [written in 1958]
a.      1st produced, 7 January 1958, York Playhouse, New York [together with B30 as ‘‘Garden District’‘].
b.      1st on Broadway, 10 October – 5 November 1995, Circle in the Square Theatre, 31 shows [together with B30 as ‘‘Garden District’‘].
c.      1st published, 1958, New Directions.
d.      New Directions, 1959, “omitting dialogue from Scene One about the Doctor’s operations at Lion’s View and Sebastian Venable’s vision in the Encantadas” (G1f, p. 983).
e.      1st British ed., 1959, Secker & Wartburg [B41c]; with “Something Unspoken” as The Garden District.
f.        1st Penguin, 1961 [most probably B41c]; with “Something Unspoken” as The Garden District.
g.      Penguin, 1968, reprints the 1961 ed. (f) + Baby Doll (G4b).
h.      Dramatists Play Service, 1969, “does not differ significantly from [B41c]” (G1f, p. 983).
i.        The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 3, 1971 [B41c]. See G1d.
j.         Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000. See G1f.
k.      Penguin Classics, 2000, reprints the 1968 ed. (g).
l.         Penguin Modern Classics, 2009; with The Milk Train (A16) and Small Craft Warnings (A20).
B42.  Something Unspoken [1953?]
a.      1st produced, 7 January 1958, York Playhouse, New York [together with B29 as ‘‘Garden District’‘].
b.      1st on Broadway, 10 October – 5 November 1995, Circle in the Square Theatre, 31 shows [together with B30 as ‘‘Garden District’‘].
c.      1st published, 1953, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 2nd ed.; reprinted 1966, pb. See G1a. No subsequent revisions.
d.      1st Penguin, 1961, with “Suddenly Last Summer” as The Garden District.
e.      Penguin, 1968, reprints the 1961 ed. (d) + Baby Doll (G4b).
f.        The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
g.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000 [B42c]. See G1e.
h.      Penguin Classics, 2000, reprints the 1968 ed. (e).
i.        Penguin Modern Classics, 2009, with Summer and Smoke (A9) and Baby Doll (G4b).
B43.  The Day on Which a Man Dies [written c.1960]
a.      1st published, 2008, The Traveling Companion & Other Plays. See G1i.
B44.  And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens . . . [written c. 1957-62]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 2002, Political Stages: Plays That Shaped a Century, Applause Theatre & Cinema Books, eds. Emily Mann and David Roessel [slightly different version].
c.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays [original version]. See G1h.
B45.  The Mutilated [written in 1965]
a.      1st produced on Broadway, 22-26 February 1966, Longacre Theatre, 7 shows. [together with B33 as Slapstick Tragedy].
b.      1st published, August 1965, Esquire.
c.      Dramatists Play Service, 1967 [B45b].
d.      Dragon Country, 1970 [revised]. See G1c.
e.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7, 1981. See G1d.
f.        Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000 [B45d]. See G1f.
B46.  The Gnädiges Fräulein [written in 1966]
a.      1st produced on Broadway, 22-26 February 1966, Longacre Theatre, 7 shows [together with B32 as Slapstick Tragedy].
b.      1st published, 1970, Dragon Country. See G1c.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7, 1981. See G1d.
B47. The Municipal Abattoir [written c.1966]
a.      1st published, 2005, Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays. See G1h.
B48.  Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws [written in 1969]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1981, The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7. See G1d.
B49.  I Can't Imagine Tomorrow [written in 1970?]
a.      1st produced, 1970, WNET-TV, together with B25 as “Dragon Country”.
b.      1st published, 1970, Dragon Country. See G1c.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7, 1981. See G1d.
B50.  The Frosted Glass Coffin [written in 1970]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1970, Dragon Country. See G1c.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7, 1981. See G1d.
B51.  The Demolition Downtown [written in 1970]
a.      1st produced, 1987, London.
b.      1st published, 1971, Esquire.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
B52.  I Never Get Dressed Till After Dark on Sundays [written in 1973, sketch for Vieux Carre]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.
B53.  A Cavalier for Milady [written in the mid-1970s]
a.      1st published, 2008, The Traveling Companion & Other Plays. See G1i.
B54.  Kirche, Küche und Kinder [written in 1979]
a.      1st produced, September 1979, The Jean Cocteau Company, Bouwerie Lane Theatre, New York.
b.      1st published, 2008, The Traveling Companion & Other Plays. See G1i.
B55.  Lifeboat Drill [written in 1979]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1981, The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7. See G1d.
B56.  The Chalky White Substance [written in 1980]
a.      1st produced, 3 May 1996, Running Sun Theater Company, New York, together with The Travelling Companion (???) as Williams’ Guignol.
b.      1st published, 1991, Antaeus, Issue 66.
c.      The Traveling Companion & Other Plays, 2008. See G1i.
B57.  This Is Peaceable Kingdom or Good Luck God [written in 1980]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1981, The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 7. See G1d.
B58.  Steps Must be Gentle [written in 1980]
a.      1st produced,
b.      1st published, 1980, William Targ, limited edition.
c.      The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, vol. 6, 1981. See G1d.
B59.  Some Problems for the Moose Lodge [written in 1980]
a.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.
B60.  The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. Le Monde [written in 1982]
a.      1st published, 1984, Albondocani Press, New York, limited edition.
b.      The Traveling Companion & Other Plays, 2008. See G1i.
B61.  The One Exception [written in 1983]
a.      1st produced, 2 October 2003, Hartford Stage Company of Hartford, Connecticut.
b.      1st published, 2000, The Tennessee Williams Annual Review, Volume 3.
B62.  The Pronoun ‘I’ [undated]
a.      1st published, 2008, The Traveling Companion & Other Plays. See G1i.
B63.  Green eyes [undated]
a.      1st published, 2008, The Traveling Companion & Other Plays. See G1i.
B64.  The Travelling Companion [undated]
a.      1st published, 2008, The Traveling Companion & Other Plays. See G1i.
B65.  Curtains for the Gentleman [written in ???]
a.      1st published, 2011, The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays. See G1j.

C. SHORT STORIES BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
C1.    The Vengeance of Nitocris
a.      Written at the age of 16 (see D58); Weird Tales, 1928.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C2.    A Lady's Beaded Bag
a.      The Columns, 1930.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C3.    Something by Tolstoi
a.      Written in 1930/31
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C4.    Big Black, A Mississippi Idyll
a.      written 1931/32
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C5.    The Accent of a Coming Foot
a.      written in March 1935
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C6.    Twenty-seven Wagons Full of Cotton
a.      Written in 1935; Manuscript Magazine, 1936; basis of the eponymous one-act play (B33) and, partly, for the screenplay Baby Doll (G4b).
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C7.    Sand
a.      Written in April 1936
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C8.    Ten Minute Stop
a.      Written c. 1936
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C9.    Gift of an Apple
a.      Written c. 1936
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C10.  The Field of Blue Children
a.      Written in 1937; Story, 1939.
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C11.  In Memory of an Aristocrat
a.      Written c. 1940.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C12.  The Dark Room
a.      Written c. 1940.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C13.  The Mysteries of the Joy Rio
a.      Written in 1941 in New Orleans.
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C14.  Portrait of a Girl in Glass
a.      Begun in February 1941 in Key West, finished in June 1943 in Santa Monica; basis for  The Glass Menagerie (A7).
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C15.  The Angel in the Alcove
a.      Written in October 1943; later served as a partial basis for Vieux Carre (A24).
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C16.  Oriflamme
a.      Written in January 1974, based on the 1937 unpublished story ‘’The Red Part of a Flag’’; Vogue, 1974.
b.      Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed, 1974. See G2d.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C17.  The Vine
a.      Begun at Laguna Beach in 1939, revised and finished in 1944, Clayton, Missouri; Mademoiselle, 1954.
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C18.  The Malediction
a.      Begun in the summer of 1941; first published in 1945.
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C19. The Important Thing
a.      Story, 1945.
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C20.  One Arm
a.      Begun in May 1942 in New York, revised in 1943 in Santa Monica, finished in 1945 in Dallas; basis for the unproduced screenplay of the same title.
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C21.  The Interval
a.      Written in September/October 1945
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C22.  Tent Worms
a.      Written c.1945; Esquire, 1980.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C23.  Desire and the Black Masseur
a.      Begun in March 1942, finished in April 1946.
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C24.  Something about Him
a.      Mademoiselle, 1946.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C25.  The Yellow Bird
a.      Town and Country, 1947; partial basis for Summer and Smoke and The Eccentricities of a Nightingale. See A9.
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C26.  The Night of the Iguana
a.      Began in April 1946 (based on an incident in Acapulco, September 1940); finished in February 1948 in Rome; partial basis for the eponymous play (A15).
b.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C27.  The Poet
a.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C28.  Chronicle of a Demise
a.      One Arm, 1948. See G2a.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C29.  Rubio y Morena
a.      Partisan Review, 1948; New Directions in Prose and Poetry Number Eleven, 1949.
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C30.  The Resemblance between a Violin Case and a Coffin
a.      Written in October 1949; Flair, 1950; Best American Short Stories of 1951.
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C31. Two on a Party
a.      Begun in London, finished in New Orleans, 1951/52.
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C32.  Three Players of a Summer Game
a.      Written in Venice and Rome during the summer of 1951, revised and finished in April 1952; The New Yorker, 1952; Best American Short Stories of 1953; basis for Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (A???).
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C33.  The Coming of Something to the Widow Holly
a.      ND Fourteen – New Directions in Prose & Poetry, 1953
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C34.  Hard Candy
a.      Began in Rome, August 1949, finished in March 1953; a variation of ‘’The Mysteries of the Joy Rio’’.
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C35.  Man Bring This Up Road
a.      Written in Italy in the summer of 1953; Mademoiselle, 1959; basis for The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore (A16).
b.      The Knightly Quest, 1966. See G2c.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C36.  The Mattress by the Tomato Patch
a.      Written in 1953 (but refers to an incident from c.1943)
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C37.  The Kingdom of Earth
a.      Began in 1942 in Macon, Georgia; basis for the eponymous play and The Seven Descents of Myrtle. See A17.
b.      Hard Candy, 1954. See G2b.
c.      The Knightly Quest, 1966. See G2c.
d.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C38.  “Grand”
a.      House of Books, 1964, limited edition.
b.      The Knightly Quest, 1966. See G2c.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C39.  Mama's Old Stucco House
a.      Esquire, January 1965.
b.      The Knightly Quest, 1966. See G2c.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C40.  The Knightly Quest
a.      Began in 1949, mostly written in 1965; basis for The Red Devil Battery Sign (???).
b.      The Knightly Quest, 1966. See G2c.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C41.  A Recluse and His Guest
a.      Playboy, 1970
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C42.  Happy August the Tenth
a.      Mostly written in August 1970; Antaeus, 1971; Esquire; Best American Short Stories of 1973.
b.      Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed, 1974. See G2d.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C43.  The Inventory at Fontana Bella
a.      Written in July 1972; Playboy, 1973
b.      Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed, 1974. See G2d.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C44. Miss Coynte of Greene
a.      Written in November 1972; Playboy, 1973.
b.      Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed, 1974. See G2d.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C45.  Sabbatha and Solitude
a.      Written in June 1973; Playgirl, 1973.
b.      Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed, 1974. See G2d.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C46.  Completed
a.      Written in November 1973
b.      Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed, 1974. See G2d.
c.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C47.  Das Wasser Ist Kalt
a.      Written 1973-79; Antaeus, 1982
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C48.  Mother Yaws
a.      Esquire, 1977.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.
C49.  The Killer Chicken and the Closet Queen
a.      Written in November 1977; Christopher Street, 1978.
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e.

D. NON-FICTION WRITINGS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
D1.    ‘Amor Perdido’, or, How It Feels to Become a Professional Playwright
a.      Michigan Quaterly Review, Summer 2003 [written c. 1940].
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D2.    “Random Observations”, Stairs to the Roof, 1941.
D3.    “Author’s Note”, I Rise in Flames, Cried the Phoenix, September 1941
D4.    “Te Morituri Salutamus”, undated, ca. 1941-42.
a.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D5.    Preface to My Poems
a.      Five Young American Poets, 1944, New Directions.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D6.    The History of a Play (With Parentheses)
a.      Pharos, Spring 1945.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D7.    “Notes to the Reader”, undated, ca. 1945 (Texas).
a.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D8.    [Letter to the Editor], Herald American, February 25, 1945.
D9.    “A Reply to Mr. Nathan”, April 9, 1945 (Texas).
a.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D10.  The Author Tells Why It is Called The Glass Menagerie
a.      New York Herald Tribune, April 15, 1945.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D11.  A Playwright’s Statement on Dallas’ Theatre ’45 Plans
a.      The Dallas Morning News, July 22, 1945.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D12.  “Production Notes” + “The Characters”
a.      The Glass Menagerie, 1945. First edition. See A7c.
b.      Reprinted in all subsequent editions of the play. See A7.
D13.  “Tennessee Williams”, December 1945 (Texas)
D14.  Foreword to Stairs to the Roof, February 26, 1947.
D15.  On a Streetcar Named Success [aka ‘’The Catastrophe of Success’’]
a.      New York Times, November 30, 1947 [shorter version].
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009, as ‘’The Catastrophe of Success’’. See G3h.
d.      Reprinted in various editions of The Glass Menagerie. See A7i, A7k, A7m.
D16.  Tennessee Williams Explains [Letter to the Editor]
a.      St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 2, 1948.
D17.  Author’s Production Notes
a.      Summer and Smoke, 1948. First edition. See A9b.
b.      Reprinted in all subsequent editions of the play. See A9.
D18.  My Current Reading
a.      Saturday Review of Literature, March 6, 1948.
D19.  [A reply to] ‘’A Streetcar Named Desire’’
a.      Esquire, May 1948.
D20.  ‘’Chicago Arrival’’, August/September 1948 (NOLA)
a.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D21.  Questions Without Answers
a.      New York Times, October 3, 1948.
b.      Where I Live, New Directions, 1978, G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D22.  Something Wild...
a.      New York Star, November 7, 1948, as ‘’On the Art of Being a True Non-conformist’’.
b.      27 Wagons of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, 2nd ed., 1949; exp. ed., 1953, etc.
c.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
d.      Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000. See G1e.
e.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D23.    ‘’History of Summer and Smoke’’, November 7, 1949 (Texas).
D24.    ‘’To Mr. Ustinov, a gentle objection’’, ca. November 1949 – July 1950 (Texas).
D25.    A Writer's Quest for a Parnassus
a.      New York Times, August 13, 1950.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D26.    Loading the Dice
a.      Saturday Review of Literature, August 19, 1950.
D27.    The Human Psyche – Alone [review of Paul Bowles’ The Delicate Prey and Other Stories]
a.      Saturday Review of Literature, December 23, 1950.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D28.    Introduction to Carson McCullers's Reflections of a Golden Eye
a.      January or March, 1950.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D29.    The Timeless World of a Play
a.      New York Times, January 14, 1951, as ‘’Concerning the Timeless World of a Play’’.
b.      The Rose Tattoo, New Directions, 1951. First edition. See A10c.
c.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
d.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
e.      The Rose Tattoo and Other Plays, Penguin [Modern] Classics. See A10g and A10j.
D30.    The Meaning of The Rose Tattoo
a.      Vogue, March 15, 1951, as ‘’Tennessee Williams Explains His Elusive, Brilliant, Allusive Comedy, ‘The Rose Tattoo’’’.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D31.    Letter from a Playwright [Letter to the Editor]
a.      New York Post, May 16, 1951.
D32.    Facts About Me
a.      “Tennessee Williams Reading From His Work”, Caedmon Records, 1952, liner notes.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D33.    [Letter to Walter Winchell] in ‘’Behind the Scenes’’, January 31, 1952.
D34.    “Notes on the Filming of Rose Tattoo”, April 21, 1952 (NOLA).
a.      New Selected Essays, New Directions, 2009, G3h.
D35.    Statement, Helen Chinoy, Directing the Play, 1953.
D36.    Foreword to Camino Real
a.      New York Times, March 15, 1953, as “On the ‘Camino Real”’.
b.      Camino Real, New Directions, October 1953. First edition. See A11c.
c.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
d.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
e.      The Rose Tattoo and Other Plays, Penguin [Modern] Classics. See A11i-j.
D37.    Afterword to Camino Real
a.      Camino Real, New Directions, October 1953. First edition. See A11c.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
d.      The Rose Tattoo and Other Plays, Penguin [Modern] Classics. See A11i-j.
D38.    The Dylan Thomas Fund
a.      Partisan Review, January-February, 1954.
D39.    The Rose Tattoo in Key West
a.      Harper’s Bazaar, February 1955.
D40.    Person – To – Person
a.      New York Times, March 20, 1955, “Williams: Person – To – Person”.
b.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, New Directions, 1955. First edition. See A12b.
c.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
d.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Penguin Classics, 2001. See A12k.
e.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D41.    Critic Says "Evasion," Writer Says "Mystery"
a.      New York Herald Tribune, April 17, 1955.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D42.     Notes for the Designer
a.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, New Directions, July 1955. First edition. See A12b.
b.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Penguin Classics, 2001. See A12k.
D43.    Note of Explanation [to the third act of Cat]
a.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, New Directions, July 1955. First edition. See A12b.
b.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Penguin Classics, 2001. See A12k.
D44.    American Playwrights Self-Appraised
a.      Saturday Review of Literature, September 3, 1955.
D45.    [Letter to the Editor]
a.      Theatre Arts, October 1955.
D46.    A Tribute from Tennessee Williams to ‘Heroic Tallulah Bankhead’
a.      New York Times, March 4, 1956.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D47.    “Author’s Note”, Sweet Bird of Youth, playbill, April 1956.
D48.    On Meeting a Young Writer
a.      Harper’s Bazaar, August 1956.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D49.    Mal de Merde [Letter to the Editor]
a.      Time, October 22, 1956.
D50.    I have three homes
a.      Perfect Home, November 1956.
D51.    Statement
a.      Film en Roman, 1956.
D52.    Reply to Charles Samuels
a.      Syracuse Review, January 1957.
D53.    The Past, Present, and the Perhaps
a.      New York Times, March 17, 1957, as ‘’Tennessee Williams on the Past, the Present and the Perhaps.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D54.    The World I Live In
a.      New York Post, March 17, 1957, as “A Talk with Tennessee”.
b.      London Observer, April 7, 1957.
c.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
d.      A Streetcar Named Desire, New Directions & Penguin editions. See A8j-k.
e.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D55.    What They Are Saying, Look, July 9, 1957.
D56.    Author and Director: A Delicate Situation
a.      Playbill, September 30, 1957.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, New Directions, 2004. See A12l.
d.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
e.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Methuen Student Edition, 2010. See A12n.
D57.    If the Writing Is Honest [aka ‘’The Writing is Honest’’]
a.      New York Times, March 16, 1958.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D58.    [Letter to Robert Rice] ‘’A Note from Tennessee Williams’’, New York Post Daily Magazine, May 4, 1958.
D59.    Foreword to Sweet Bird of Youth
a.      New York Times, March 8, 1959, as “Williams’ Wells of Violence”.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
d.      Reprinted in many editions of the play. See A13.
D60.    Statement, Grand Kabuki, playbill, May 1960.
D61.    Reflections on a Revival of a Controversial Fantasy
a.      New York Times, May 15, 1960.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, New Directions, 2009, G3h.
D62.    Tennessee Williams Presents His POV
a.      New York Times Magazine, June 12, 1960.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D63.    Prelude to a Comedy
a.      New York Times, November 6, 1960.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D64.    The Man in the Overstuffed Chair
a.      Antaeus, 1982 [written ca. 1960].
b.      Collected Stories, 1985. See G2e. See G2e.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D65.    Five Fiery Ladies
a.      Life, February 3, 1961.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D66.    Biography of Carson McCullers
a.      Saturday Review of Literature, September 23, 1961, as “The Author”.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009, as ‘’Carson McCullers’’. See G3h.
D67.    A Summer of Discovery
a.      New York Herald Tribune, December 24, 1961.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D68.    [Letter to the Editor], Time, March 16, 1962.
D69.    “Letter to Stubs Preview Club”, June 12, 1962.
D70.    Statement, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, playbill, July 1962.
D71.    The Agent as Catalyst
a.      Esquire, December 1962.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D72.    [Letter to the Editor] “Quote, Unquote”, Newsweek, February 18, 1963.
D73.    T. Williams's View of T. Bankhead
a.      New York Times, December 29, 1963.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D74.    Author’s Notes
a.      The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, New Directions, 1964. 1st ed.
b.      Reprinted in all subsequent editions containing the play. See A16.
D75.    Grand
a.      House of Books, December 15, 1964, limited edition of 326 copies.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D76.    Slapstick Tragedy: A Preface
a.      Esquire, August 1965.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D77.    The Wolf and I
a.      New York Times, February 20, 1966, as ‘’Tennessee Williams: The Wolf and I’’.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D78.    “These Ladies”, Sunday Herald Tribune Magazine, February 20, 1966.
D79.    Statement, Eccentricities of a Nightingale, playbill, January 1967.
D80.    “Production Note” to The Mutilated, March 7, 1967.
D81.    “Production Notes to Gnädiges Fraülein, March 7, 1967.
D82.    Happiness Is Relevant
a.      New York Times, March 24, 1968, “’Happiness Is Relevant’ to Mr Williams”.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D83.    Tennessee, Never Talk to an Actress”
a.      New York Times, May 4, 1969.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D84.    Tennessee Williams Talks about His Play In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel
a.      New York Times, May 14, 1969.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D85.    “Notes for The Two Character Play”, Tennessee Williams Review, March 1970.
D86.    “Acceptance by Mr. Williams”, Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1970.
D87.    [Letter to the Editor] ‘’An Open Response to Tom Buckley’’, Atlantic Monthly, January 1971.
D88.    “Some Memoirs of a Con-Man”, July 1971 (St. Just).
D89.    We Are Dissenters Now
a.      Harper’s Bazaar, January 1972.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D90.    ‘’Notes after the Second Invited Audience’’, Small Craft Warnings, March 29, 1972.
D91.    Survival Notes: A Journal
a.      Esquire, September 1972.
D92.    Too Personal?
a.      Small Craft Warnings, New Directions, 1972 [written March 26, 1972]. See A20c.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
d.      Suddenly Last Summer and Other Plays, Penguin Modern Classics, 2006. See A20h.
D93.    [Letter to the Editor] [on Max Jacobson], New York Times, December 12, 1972.
D94.    Statement, Evelyn Byrne, Attacks of Taste, December 25, 1972.
D95.    ‘’Author’s Note’’, One Arm [screenplay], undated, ca. 1972.
D96.    Homage to Key West
a.      Harper’s Bazaar, January 1973.
b.      Where I Live, 1978. See G3c.
c.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D97.    Let Me Hang It All Out
a.      New York Times, March 3, 1973.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D98.    Where My Head Is Now and Other Questions
a.      Performing Arts, April 1973.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D99.    “A Dispensable Foreword”, Out Cry, October 24, 1973.
D100.   “Quarterly’s 1974 Questionnaire”, Dramatists Guild Quarterly, Winter 1974.
D101.   “Author’s Note”, A Cavalier for Milady, undated, ca. mid-1970.
D102.      Le cinema et moi
a.      Le Figaro, May 14, 1976.
D103.      The Blessings and Mixed Blessings of Workshop Productions
a.      Dramatist Guild Quaterly, Autumn 1976 [written ca. September 18, 1975].
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D104.      I Have Rewritten a Play For Artistic Purity
a.      New York Times, November 21, 1976.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D105.      I Am Widely Regarded as the Ghost of a Writer
a.      New York Times, May 8, 1977.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.
D106.      The Pleasures of the Table
a.      Where I Live, 1978 [written ca. May 1978]. See G3c.
D107.      The Misunderstanding and Fears of an Artist's Revolt
a.      Where I Live, 1978 [written ca. Spring 1978]. See G3c.
b.      New Selected Essays, 2009. See G3h.

E. NOVELS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
E1.   The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, New Directions, 1950; New Directions Bibelot, 1993.
E2.   Moise and the World of Reason, Simon and Schuster, 1975.

F. POETRY OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
F1.  In the Winter of Cities, New Directions, 1956; 1964 in pb (slightly expanded).
F2.  Androgyne, Mon Amour, New Directions, 1977.
F3.  The Collected Poems of Tennessee Williams, New Directions, 2002, eds. David Roessel and Nicholas Moschovakis; CD with recordings by Tennessee Williams (probably G4a). Contains F1 and F2 plus juvenilia and poems published under the name “Thomas Lanier Williams”. Extensive notes on the sources.

G. COLLECTED EDITIONS OF THE WORKS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
G1.   PLAYS
G1a.  27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other One-Act Plays, New Directions, 1946; 2nd ed., 1949 (D22); exp. ed., 1953 (D22); John Lehmann, 1947, British ed. Contains 11 pieces: 27 Wagons Full of Cotton; The Lady of Larkspur Lotion; The Last of My Solid Gold Watches; Portrait of a Madonna; Auto Da Fé; Lord Byron's Love Letter; This Property Is Condemned; The Long Goodbye; At Liberty; Moony's Kid Don't Cry; The Strangest Kind of Romance; Hello from Bertha; The Purification. See also G1d, vi.
G1b.  American Blues: Five Short Plays, Dramatists Play Service, 1948. Contains: The Dark Room; Ten Blocks on the Camino Real; The Case of the Crushed Petunias; The Unsatisfactory Supper; Moony's Kid Don't Cry.
G1c.  Dragon Country: A Book of Plays, New Directions, 1970. Contains: In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel and the following one-act plays: I Rise in Flame, Cried the Phoenix; The Mutilated; I Can't Imagine Tomorrow; Confessional; The Frosted Glass Coffin; The Gnädiges Fräulein; A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot.
G1d.  The Theatre of Tennessee Williams, New Directions, 1971-92, 8 vols.
                                         i.  Battle of Angels / The Glass Menagerie / A Streetcar Named Desire; 1971 hc, 1990 pb.
                                       ii.  The Eccentricities of a Nightingale / Summer and Smoke / The Rose Tattoo / Camino Real; 1976 hc, 1990 pb.
                                     iii.  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [rev. ver., A12g] / Orpheus Descending / Suddenly Last Summer; 1971 hc, 1991 pb.
                                      iv.  Sweet Bird of Youth / Period of Adjustment / The Night of the Iguana; 1972 hc, 1993 pb.
                                        v.  The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore / Kingdom of Earth (The Seven Descents of Myrtle) / Small Craft Warnings / The Two-Character Play; 1976 hc, 1990 pb.
                                      vi.  27 Wagons Full of Cotton; The Purification; The Lady of Larkspur Lotion; The Last of My Solid Gold Watches; Portrait of a Madonna; Auto-Da-Fe; Lord Byron’s Love Letter; The Strangest Kind of Romance; The Long Good-Bye; Hello from Bertha; This Property is Condemned; Talk to Me Like the Rain; Something Unspoken; The Unsatisfactory Supper; Steps Must Be Gentle; The Demolition Downtown; 1981 hc, 1992 pb.
                                    vii.  In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel; I Rise in Flame, Cried the Phoenix; The Mutilated; I Can’t Imagine Tomorrow; Confessional; The Frosted Glass Coffin; The Gnädiges Fräulein; A Perfect Analysis Given by a Parrot; Lifeboat Drill; Now the Cats with Jewelled Claws; This is the Peaceable Kingdom; 1981 hc, 1994 pb.
                                  viii.  Vieux Carré / Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur / Clothes for a Summer Hotel / The Red Devil Battery Sign; 1992 hc, 2001 pb.
G1e.  Plays 1937–1955, Library of America, 2000, eds. Mel Gussow and Kenneth Holditch. Bibliographical notes. 9 full-length plays + 11 short ones (27 Wagons Full of Cotton; I Rise in Flame, Cried the Phoenix; The Lady of Larkspur Lotion; The Last of My Solid Gold Watches; Portrait of a Madonna; Auto Da Fé; Lord Byron's Love Letter; This Property Is Condemned; Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen; and Something Unspoken).
G1f. Plays 1957–1980, Library of America, 2000, eds. Mel Gussow and Kenneth Holditch; 13 full-length plays + 2 one-act ones (Suddenly Last Summer and The Mutilated).
G1g.  The Collected Plays of Tennessee Williams, 2 vols.; the above two together in a slipcase.
G1h.     Mister Paradise and Other One-Act Plays, New Directions, 2005; Penguin Classics, 2006. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Nicholas Moschovakis and David Roessel. Foreword by Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson. Contains: These Are the Stairs You Got to Watch; Mister Paradise; The Palooka; Escape; Why Do You Smoke So Much, Lily?; Summer at the Lake; The Big Game; The Pink Bedroom; The Fat Man's Wife; Thank You, Kind Spirit?; The Municipal Abattoir; Adam and Eve on a Ferry; And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens. First publication for all plays but the last one.
G1i.  The Traveling Companion & Other Plays, New Directions, 2008. Edited with an Introduction and Notes by Annette Saddik. Contains the full-length play Will Mr. Merriweather Return from Memphis?, and the following one-act ones: The Chalky White Substance; The Day on Which a Man Dies; A Cavalier for Milady; The Pronoun "I"; The Remarkable Rooming-House of Mme. LeMonde; Kirche, Küche, Kinder; Green Eyes; The Parade; The One Exception; Sunburst; The Traveling Companion.
G1j.  The Magic Tower and Other One-Act Plays, New Directions, 2011. Edited by Thomas Keith. Foreword by Terrence McNally. Contains also: At Liberty; Mr. Vashya; Curtains for the Gentleman; In Our Profession; Every Twenty Minutes; Honor the Living; The Case of the Crushed Petunias; The Pretty Trap; Some Problems for the Moose Lodge; Interior: Panic; Mooney's Kid Don't Cry; Kingdom of Earth; I Never Get Dressed Till After Dark on Sundays; The Dark Room. A hotchpotch of first publications and reprints!
G2.   SHORT STORIES
G2a.  One Arm and Other Stories, New Directions, 1948; Revised edition (?), 1957; ND pb, 1967. Reprints C10, 14-15, 18-20, 23, 25-28.
G2b.  Hard Candy and Other Stories, New Directions, 1954; 1967 in pb. Reprints C13, 17, 29-32, 34, 36.
G2c.   The Knightly Quest: A Novella and Four Short Stories New Directions, 1966. Reprints C35, 37-40.
G2d.  Eight Mortal Ladies Possessed: A Book of Stories, New Directions, 1974. Reprints C16, 42-45.
G2e.  Collected Stories, New Directions, 1985, hc/pb; Ballantine, 1986, pb. Introduction by Gore Vidal. Reprints C1-49 + D63 as a preface. Extensive bibliographical notes.
G3.   NON-FICTION
G3a.  Memoirs, Doubleday, hc, 1975; Bantam, pb, 1976; New Directions, hc/pb, 2006 [Introduction by John Waters; Afterword by Allean Hale].
G3b.  Tennessee Williams’ Letters to Donald Windham, 1940-1965, Sandy M. Campbell (Verona, Italy), 1976; Holt (New York), 1977.
G3c.   Where I Live: Selected Essays, 1978, eds. Christine R. Day and Bob Woods. 30 essays, 1944-78 (D5, 15, 21-2, 27-30, 32, 36-7, 40-1, 53-4, 56-7, 59, 61-3, 65-7, 73, 92, 96, 106-7). Introduction by Christine R. Day. Brief bibliographical notes.
G3d.  Conversations with Tennessee Williams, University Press of Mississippi, 1986, ed. Albert J. Devlin. Selected interviews, 1944-81. Introduction, Index, bibliographical notes.
G3e.    The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, vol. 1, 1920-1945, New Directions, 2000, eds. Albert L. Devlin and Nancy M. Tischler.
G3f.       Notebooks, 2006, Yale University Press, hc, ed. Margaret Bradham Thornton. Introduction, Editorial Note, Index, extensive annotations.
G3g.    The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams, vol. 2, 1945-1957, New Directions, 2007, eds. Albert L. Devlin and Nancy M. Tischler.
G3h.     New Selected Essays: Where I Live, New Directions, 2009, ed. John S. Bak. Introduction by John Lahr. Expanded version of G3c: contains every piece from it save D103. Includes also obscure pieces, college papers and juvenilia, many of them unpublished before. Afterword, Notes and “A Complete List of Tennessee Williams’s Non-Fiction Prose Writings” by the editor.

G4.   MISCELLANEOUS
G4a.       Essential Tennessee Williams, Caedmon Records, 1952; released on CD, 2007 [no liner notes, see D32]. Contains TW’s own readings of excerpts from The Glass Menagerie (opening monologue and part of the closing scene), the short story “The Yellow Bird (C25), and the following poems: --------
G4b.       Baby Doll, screenplay, filmed 1955 with Karl Malden, Eli Wallach and Carroll Baker; directed by Elia Kazan. Later published separately. Rewritten as a play under the title Tiger Tail.
                                                     i.      1st published, 1956, New Directions, with Unsatisfactory Supper. See B65.
                                                   ii.      1st British edition, 1973, Martin Secker.
                                                 iii.      Penguin [Modern] Classics, 2000[2009]. See B42e, B42h and B42i.
NB. The contents of both Penguin editions are not identical!
·        The Penguin Classics edition contains Baby Doll, Suddenly Last Summer and Something Unspoken.
·        The Penguin Modern Classics edition contains Baby Doll, Summer and Smoke and Something Unspoken.
·        The title is the same in both cases: Baby Doll and Other Plays.
                                                  iv.      New Directions, 1991, together with Tiger Tail.
G4c.          Stopped Rocking and Other Screenplays, New Directions, 1984, hc+pb. Contains “All Gaul Is Divided”, “The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond”, “One Arm” and “Stopped Rocking”. Introduction by Richard Gilman.

H. BOOKS ABOUT TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
H1.   Richard Freeman Leavitt and Kenneth Holditch, The World of Tennessee Williams, 1978; Revised edition, 2011.
H2.   Dakin Williams and Sheperd Mead, Tennessee Williams: An Intimate Biography, Arbor House, 1983.
H3.   C. W. E. Bigsby, A Critical Introduction to twentieth-century American Drama, vol. 2 (Williams, Miller, Albee), Cambridge University Press, 1984.
H4.   Donald Spoto, The Kindness of Strangers: The Life of Tennessee Williams, 1985; a full-scale biography.
H5.   Lyle Leverich, Tom, The Unknown Tennessee Williams, W. W. Norton, 1995.
H6.   The Cambridge Companion to Tennessee Williams, Cambridge University Press, 1997, ed. Matthew Roudane. 14 essays by scholars. Introduction, index, bibliography, illustrations.
H7.   Tennessee Williams: A Guide to Research and Performance, Greenwood, 1998, ed. Philip C. Kolin. Preface and essays on separate plays by scholars. Each essay consists of “Biographical Context”, “Bibliographic History” and “Major Critical Approaches”. Extensive bibliography. Index.
H8.   The Tennessee Williams Encyclopedia, Greenwood, 2004, ed. Philip C. Kolin.
H9.   Alycia Smith-Howard and Greta Heintzelman, Critical Companion to Tennessee Williams: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work, Checkmark Books, 2005.
H10.     John DiLeo, Tennessee Williams and Company: His Essential Screen Actors, Hansen, 2010.
H11.     Tenn at One Hundred: The Reputation of Tennessee Williams, Hansen, 2011, ed. David Kaplan; collection of essays by experts.

I. MOVIES BASED ON WORKS BY TENNESSEE WILLIAMS
I1.      The Glass Menagerie
a.   1950, with Jane Wyman (Laura), Kirk Douglas (Jim), Gertrude Lawrence (Amanda) and Arthur Kennedy (Tom), directed by Irving Rapper.
b.   1973, with Joanna Miles (Laura), Michael Moriarty (Jim), Katharine Hepburn (Amanda) and Sam Waterston (Tom), directed by Anthony Harvey.
c.   1987, with Karen Allen (Laura), James Naughton (Jim), Joanne Woodward (Amanda) and John Malkovich (Tom), directed by Paul Newman.
I2.      A Streetcar Named Desire
a.      1951, with Vivien Leigh (Blanche), Marlon Brando (Stanley), Kim Hunter (Stella) and Karl Malden (Mitch), directed by Elia Kazan.
b.      1984, with Ann-Margret (Blanche), Treat Williams (Stanley), Beverly D’Angelo (Stella) and Randy Quaid (Mitch), directed by John Erman.
c.      1995, with Jessica Lange (Blanche), Alec Baldwin (Stanley), Diane Laine (Stella) and John Goodman (Mitch), directed by Glenn Jordan.
I3.    The Rose Tattoo
a.      1955, with Anna Magnani (Serafina) and Burt Lancaster (Alvaro), directed by Daniel Mann.
I4.      Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
a.      1958, with Elizabeth Taylor (Maggie), Paul Newman (Brick) and Burl Ives (Big Daddy), directed by Richard Brooks.
b.      1978, with Natalie Wood (Maggie), Robert Wagner (Brick) and Laurence Olivier (Big Daddy), directed by Robert Moore.
c.      1984, with Jessica Lange (Maggie), Tommy Lee Jones (Brick) and Rip Torn (Big Daddy), directed by Jack Hofsiss.
I5.    The Fugitive Kind [play: Orpheus Descending]
a.      1959, with Marlon Brando (Val) and Anna Magnani (Lady), directed by Sidney Lumet.
b.      1990, with Kevin Anderson (Val) and Vanessa Redgrave (Lady), directed by Peter Hall.
I6.    Suddenly Last Summer
a.      1959, with Elizabeth Taylor (Catherine Holly), Katherine Hepburn (Mrs. Venable) and Montgomery Clift (Dr. Cukrowicz), directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
I7.    Summer and Smoke
a.      1961, with Geraldine Page (Alma) and Laurence Harvey (John Buchanan Jr.), directed by Peter Glenville.
I8.    The Roman Holiday of Mrs Stone [novel]
a.      1961, with Vivien Leigh (Karen Stone) and Warren Beatty (Paolo), directed by Jose Quintero.
b.      2003, with Helen Mirren (Karen Stone) and Olivier Martinez (Paolo), directed by Robert Allan Ackerman.
I9.    Sweet Bird of Youth
a.     1962, with Paul Newman (Chance), Geraldine Page (Princess), Shirley Knight (Heavenly), Ed Begley (Boss Finley) and Rip Torn (Tom Junior), directed by Richard Brooks.
b.     1989, with Mark Harmon (Chance), Elizabeth Taylor (Princess), Cheryl Paris (Heavenly), Rip Torn (Boss Finley) and Kevin Geer (Tom Junior), directed by Nicholas Roeg.
I10.   Period of Adjustment
a.      1962, with Jane Fonda (Isabel), Anthony Franciosa (Ralph) and Jim Hutton (George), directed by George Roy Hill.
I11.   The Night of the Iguana
a.      1964, with Richard Burton (Shannon), Ava Gardner (Maxine) and Deborah Kerr (Hannah), directed by John Huston.
I12.   This Property Is Condemned
a.      1966, with Natalie Wood (Alva), Robert Redford (Owen) and Charles Bronson (Nichols), directed by Sydney Polack.
I13.   Boom [play: The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore]

a.      1968, with Elizabeth Taylor (Mrs Goforth) and Richard Burton (Chris), directed by Joseph Losey. Screenplay entirely by TW.

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