Streetcar Named Desire, A


noun

a play (1947) by Tennessee Williams.

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A Streetcar Named Desire

(1947) A Pulitzer Prize–winning play by Tennessee Williams about the decline and tragic end of Blanche DuBois, a southern belle who, as she puts it, has “always depended on the kindness of strangers.”

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