A Streetcar Named Desire: Context

  • Created by: mol_s06
  • Created on: 22-06-17 19:27


  • Set in 1947- New Amercan taste for realism emereged after Great Depression and WW2, the characters are trying to rebuild lives in post-war America
  • Set in French Quarter/New Orleans- famous for Jazz and multiculturalism, reputaation for excess sexual freedom, homosexuality tolerated
  • Napoleionic code- law meant spouse had right to own…


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