Almost every day of his adult life, Tennessee Williams wrote. He cultivated an indulgence in alcohol, in various prescribed and unprescribed medications, and occasionally in hallucinogens, and still he wrote. In his later years, the indulgence veered downward into a virtual dependence on some combination of these external stimuli, and even then he wrote. More than any preparation he ingested, the drug that kept Tennessee Williams alive was the potent one he emitted: words, meant for speaking aloud by the characters peopling his tropically fecund imagination, in whatever situation he... More >>>