Course DescriptionFew writers have exhibited as much talent for depicting the taut compressions of emotion as Tennessee Williams. As the dominant playwright of mid-20th century America, Williams created unforgettable characters who displayed and articulated the deepest struggles of life. This series explores the life of Williams and a selection of his finest plays via lectures filled with images, sounds, and videos of Williams in both stage and film performances. This series will be a journey through the imagination of one of America's greatest playwrights.
- Williams' Life: A lively account of William's biography.
- The Glass Menagerie.
- A Streetcar Named Desire.
- Summer and Smoke.
- The Rose Tattoo.
- Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
- Orpheus Descending.
- The Night of the Iguana.
- Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
- Date: Fridays, January 11, 18, 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1
- Location: Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
Member - $100
Non-member - $130
One-time guest pass, Member or Non-member at the door - $20.
About the Instructor
Taylor Hagood, PhD, is a professor of American literature at Florida Atlantic University. He has published several books, including Faulkner; Writer of Disability (winner of the 2014 C. Hugh Holman Award for Best Book in Southern Studies), has lectured in venues throughout North America and Europe and was a Fulbright Professor at the University of Munich (2009-2010).
Lifelong Learning Professorship of Arts and Letters, 2014-2015
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