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A Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams

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Author

Tennessee Williams

First Performed

1947

Type

Play

Genre

Drama

About the Title

Lead character Blanche DuBois takes an actual New Orleans streetcar line named Desire to arrive at her sister's home. The title A Streetcar Named Desire also serves to unify a major theme of the play: the many desires that motivate the major characters.

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