Kolin-- The White Goddess, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Desire, Lionel Kelly-- The Myth is the Message, or, Why "Streetcar" Keeps Running, Mark Royden Winchell-- The Broken World - Romanticism, Realism, Naturalism in "A Streecar Named Desire", W.
Kolin-- Readymade Desire, Herbert Blau-- Marginalia - "Streetcar", Williams and Foucault, William Kleb-- There Are Lives That Desire Does Not Sustain "A Streetcar Named Desire", Calvin Bedient-- The Ontological Potentialities of Antichaos and Adaptation in "A Streetcar Named Desire", Laura Morrow and Edward Morrow-- "We've Had This Date With Each Other From the Beginning" - Reading Toward Closure in "A Streetcar Named Desire", June Schlueter-- Perceptual Conflict and the Perversion of Creativity in "A Streetcar Named Desire", Laurily J.
As Ruby Cohn calls it in his essay “The Garrulous Grotesque of Tennessee Williams”, A Streetcar Named Desire is “a poignant portrait of a Southern gentlewoman who is extinct in the modern world” (46).
Kenneth Holditch-- Birth and Death in "A Streetcar Named Desire, Bert Cardullo-- "A Streetcar Named Desire" - The Political and Historical Subtext, Robert Bray-- The Cultural Context of "A Streetcar Named Desire" in Germany, Jurge Wolter-- "A Streetcar Named Desire" - Play and Film, Gene D.
Stanley from A Street Car Named Desire was a gruff, hardworking blue collar man, who has been living the married life for a decent amount of time to his wife Stella.
Stella is basically asking
Blanche to not judge them based
on the "normal" people in the South.
The Marxist Criticism applies to A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams because of the social tensions, the decline of the South, and the change in economic system.
Blanche's instructions were to “take a streetcar named Desire, and then transfer to one called Cemeteries." When Blanche first arrives she is possessed by a desire for love and understanding, but always in the background lurks the fear of death and destruction....
Tension between the social groups
Marxist Critical Lens in A Streetcar Named Desire
Stella and Stanley- "rags"
Blanche doesn't view their life as acceptable because it's not sophisticated like the life in the old south.
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