- To present the context of production and its marks in the text.
- To provide AS literature teachers with useful tools for the analysis of the play.
- To discuss possible ways of facilitating students' reading.
- To share ways of approaching the text in class with engaging activities.
The uneasy marriage of success and idealism
Gender and Sexual Politics
Heroines in Williams’s plays
What is said and not: dialects and homophobic discourse
The play, the different versions and the passing of time
- AS level syllabus and material available on www.cie.org.uk
- Bloom, Harold. Tennessee Williams’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Modern Critical Interpretations. Chelsea House Publishers. USA, 2002.
- Brooks, Amy. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: 60 Years of American Dialogue on Sex, Gender, and the Nuclear Family. University of Massachusetts Amherst. USA, 2016.
Masters Theses. 316. https://doi.org/10.7275/7942130 https://scholarworks.umass.edu/masters_theses_2/316
- Husein, Saddam. Margaret’s Emotional and Social Loneliness in “A Cat on the Hot Tin Roof”. Anaphora: A Journal of Language, Literary and Cultural Studies. Volume 3 Number 2 December 2020. Pages 81-87.
- Price, Marian. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: The Uneasy Marriage of Success and Idealism. University of Toronto Press. Volume 38, Number 3, Fall 1995. Pages. 324-335
- Williams Tennessee. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. A New Directions Book. New York, 2004