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Tennessee Williams’: Made Pilgrimage of the Flesh

‘Hell has descended on me’ wrote Tennessee William’s from his cot in Touro Infirmary: ‘retribution for all my misdoings and the things undone’. The celebrity playwright in 1953 had reached the crest of his misery; already suffering from psychological distress, alcoholism, gender confusion and paranoia as well as the physical agony of ‘thrombosed haemorrhoids’. William’s, […]