A rare, early Tennessee Williams story is published in Strand magazine

  • by: HILLEL ITALIE , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 25, 2014 - 11:05 AM

NEW YORK — Before his mother became the model for Blanche DuBois of "A Streetcar Named Desire" and his sister the inspiration for Laura Wingfield of "The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee Williams drew upon a college girlfriend — if only in name — to tell a story of desire, drunkenness and regret.

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