‘A remote place among strangers’

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams

‘For me a convenient place to work is a remote place among strangers where there is good swimming. ‘

Tennesee Williams writing on ‘The Catastrophe of Success’ in the New York Times November 1947

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  1. It has been pointed out to me that the famous line in Streetcar named Desire, ‘I have always depended on the comfort of strangers’ spoken by Blanche duBois in the closing moments of the play is most often interpreted as a sad and lonely statement. That is at least how it is usually played. But here the ‘strangers’ sound benign and rather comforting.

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