Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers

One of America’s most unforgettable literary figures, Carson McCullers (1917–1967) wrote with strength and compassion about life’s outcasts, their need to belong and their often isolated and anguished lives in such works as The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Reflections in a Golden Eye, The Ballad of the Sad Café, and The Square Root of Wonderful.

The Member Of The Wedding

Theater by Carson McCullers

Winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award: at the suggestion of her friend Tennessee Williams, Southern writer Carson McCullers adapted her novella The Member of the Wedding into a touching and poignant play that was an enormous success when it opened on Broadway in 1950, and has long since become a classic of the American theater. With compassion, veracity and wit, in The Member of the Wedding Carson McCullers depicts the intrinsically enmeshed lives of whites and blacks in the American South.…
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