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Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

The play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams, was first produced in 1955. It was made into a feature film in 1958 and two made for television versions were aired in 1976 and 1985.

Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS3545 .I5365


Circulating Books

  • Bloom, Harold. ed. Modern Critical Interpretations:  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. 2002.

                         Call Number: PS3545 .I5365 C3734 2002

  • Crandell, George W. ed. The Critical Response to Tennessee Williams. 1996.

                         Call Number: PS3545 .I5365 Z616 1996

  • Griffin, Alice. Understanding Tennessee Williams. 1995.

                         Call Number: PS3545 .I5365 Z664 1995

  • Tischler, Nancy M. Student Companion to Tennessee Williams. 2000.

                         Call Number: PS3545 .I5365 Z853 2000

  • Williams, Tennessee. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. 1955.

                         Call Number: PS3545 .I5365 C37 1985

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms-(Keywords Anywhere)

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Williams, Tennessee


Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism Call Number: REF PN771 .C59

o   Vol. 5, Pg. 499-501, 503-4,

o   Vol. 45, Pg. 444-46, 452-3, 455

o   Vol. 111, Pg. 377-8, 380, 384, 386, 388, 394, 408, 419, 422-4

  • Critical Survey of Drama, Second Revised EditionCall Number: REF PN1625 .C68 2003

o   Vol.7, Pg.3628-31

  • Drama CriticismCall Number: REF PN1625 .D72

o   Vol. 4, Pg. 371-2, 383, 397, 404-9, 411-2, 415-6, 418, 423-5, 432

  • Drama for StudentsCall Number: REF PN1601 .D595

o   Vol.3, Pg.62-80

  • Masterplots 2nd Rev. Ed.Call Number: REF PN44 .M33 1996

o   Vol. 2,Pg. 999-1002

  • The Tennessee Williams Encyclopedia.Call Number: REF PS3545 .I5365 Z459 2004

o   Pgs. 29-36


Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literature Resources from Gale
  • NetLibrary eBooks

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available at other libraries.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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