Creator: Tennessee Williams

"Would you mind running out and getting us a couple of tamales?"
— To Che Guevara during a visit to Cuba.

Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams III (March 26, 1911 February 25, 1983) was an American writer who worked principally as a playwright in the American theater. He also wrote short stories, novels, poetry, essays, screenplays and a volume of memoirs. His professional career lasted from the mid-1930s until his death in 1983, and saw the creation of many plays that are regarded as classics of the American stage. Williams adapted much of his best-known work for the cinema.

His work includes:

Tropes in the works of Tennessee Williams: