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Glass Menagerie : Glass Menagerie

Books on the Glass Menagerie

From the Touro library catalog, enter "Glass Menagerie" in the search box and select "Title" from the drop-down menu

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Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

The Glass Menagerie, which premiered in Chicago in 1944, is drawn from the memories of the narrator, Tom Wingfield, and is set in St. Louis in 1937. 

Databases for Glass Menagerie


Search terms with  term  "Glass Menagerie":            

Try searching some of these with "Glass Menagerie" in a database or the book catalog: e.g. Glass Menagerie + symbolism

symbolism                      memories

illusion                            disability

tragic                              autobiographical


Tennessee Williams


Glass Menagerie in 1945

Advertising for Glass Menagerie and a Play Review in 1945 from the New York Times--the first time it was performed in New York City

Quotes from Glass Menagerie

“How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken.” 

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