Thursday, December 11, 2008

DAVID KAPLAN ON TENNY IN PTOWN : A Must Read


For all who love Tennessee Williams and Provincetown,  David Kaplan's text is one of the best,  taking the reader back to the 1940s atmosphere of the PTown of Williams' muse.  Williams spent four summer seasons in the '40s up in Ptown,  and the book takes us through the complex landscape of Williams experience in  Provincetown:   heartache and alienation,   drinking,  poverty,  homosexual exploration,  fame and folly.  Expertly crafted and well-researched,  Kaplan's text fuses Provinetown summers and the writing career of America's greatest 20th century playwright.   Kaplan is cofounder and curator  of the Provincetown Tennessee Williams festival.  The book,  "Tennessee Williams in Provincetown"  can be ordered on Amazon.com.

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