Tennessee williams in the world of drama 1 tennessee williams and expressionism the 20th century remains in history as one of the most prolific and expansive centuries, marked by a series of events which influenced the evolution of multiple domains. The interest in sex that marked some of his early work has become his main preoccupation, so that the whole range of human experience is narrowly limited to this one phase of life.
Portrayal of tennessee williams' life experiences in his works to many, tennessee williams is just another playwright, but to others he's a playwright with interesting views williams, one of the most prominent playwrights in united states after world war ii(liukkonen), inserted many of his own personal experiences into his writing. He feared his father greatly when his father made him work for his shoe company as a teeneager, williams fell into depression the depression led williams into writing more as a child sexuality played a huge role in tennessee williams's writing.
Tennessee williams was born thomas lanier williams in columbus, mississippi because his father was a traveling salesman and was often away from home, he lived the first ten years of his life in his maternal grandparents' home.