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The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone

Tennessee Williams

The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone

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Published by New Directions in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome (Italy),
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Italy -- Fiction,
    • Women -- Italy -- Fiction,
    • Rome (Italy) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Mylar book jacket.

      StatementTennessee Williams.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.W67655 Ro, PS3545.I5365 Ro
      The Physical Object
      Pagination148 p. ;
      Number of Pages148
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6070346M
      LC Control Number50009067
      OCLC/WorldCa20792441


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"The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is vintage Tennessee Williams. Published inhis first novel was acclaimed by Gore Vidal as "splendidly written, precise, short, complete, and fine." It is the story of a wealthy, fiftyish American widow recently a famous stage beauty, but now "drifting.".

The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is vintage Tennessee Williams. Published inhis first novel was acclaimed by Gore Vidal as "splendidly written, precise, short, complete, and fine." It is the story of a wealthy, fiftyish American widow recently a famous stage beauty, but now "drifting."/5(5).

Directed by Robert Allan Ackerman. With Helen Mirren, Olivier Martinez, Anne Bancroft, Rodrigo Santoro. A failing star is faced with a lifestyle change when her rich husband suddenly dies while they are en route to Italy.

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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone is vintage Tennessee Williams. It is the story of a ish wealthy American widow who was most recently a famous stage beauty but .Three years later, Williams published The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone. In that work, his only novella, Williams sets the narrative of romantic love's risks in elegant, witty conceptual assessments of nature, civilization, and art, and in humanely sage observations of the psychology of aging.

Mrs.The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Vivien Leigh is the star of this gloomy, pessimistic portrait of the artist as a middle-aged widow, from Tennessee Williams' only novel.