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Extended Audio Sample A Streetcar Named Desire (Dramatized), by Tennessee Williams
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (96,358 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Tennessee Williams Narrator: Rosemary Harris, James Farentino Publisher: HarperAudio Format: Original Staging Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Caedmon is proud to release this archival full-cast recording of Tennessee Williams's A Streetcar Named Desire.

Blanche DuBois arrives at her sister Stella's New Orleans apartment seeking refuge from a troubled past but her ethereal spirit irks Stella's husband, the loutish Stanley Kowalski. Crudely, relentlessly, he unmasks the lies and delusions that sustain Blanche, until her frail hold on reality is shockingly severed.

This atmospheric recording of Tennessee Williams's powerful classic stars Rosemary Harris and James Farentino as Blanche and Stanley roles they performed to acclaim in a smash revival at New York's Lincoln Center. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Alicia | 2/17/2014

    " Williams is a master. Nothing more needs to be said. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Saige | 2/2/2014

    " Another book that we acted out in my American English class. I didn't have a major part but I remember Blanche so well. I felt so sorry for this woman. The book itself is fantastic. It made me have this urge to read other books by Williams like The Rose Tattoo and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, which I admit I have only seen the movie to. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sean Brower | 1/29/2014

    " A fascinating story that is far and away more engaging and developed than *The Glass Menagerie*. That said, the last two or four scenes are rushed and make some leaps with regard to character that I don't quite believe. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Marc L | 1/27/2014

    " Mooi compact toneelstuk dat zich afspeelt in New Orleans. Gaat in essentie over de (lamentabele) vrouwelijke conditie. Hoofdfiguur Blance is het typevoorbeeld van de neurotische vrouw, Stanley van het alfamannetje. "

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