Celebrating Tenn’s Centennial

10 DarlingToday, March 26, 2011, would be the hundredth birthday of Tennessee Williams, one of America’s great playwrights. The Carson McCullers Papers here at Duke contain many letters between McCullers and Williams, most from the late 1940s, shortly after Williams had written McCullers a fan letter and the two had immediately become close friends. The letters are full of passionate discussion of their work, travels, and deep affection for each other.

Tennessee Williams' signatureOn behalf of McCullers and all lovers of American theatre and literature: Happy birthday, “10 Darling.”

Post contributed by Will Hansen, Assistant Curator of Collections.

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