There are a handful of American writers whose ostensible comprehensibility to high school readers has often led their works to be associated with the drudgery of a junior-year English assignment: Think Fitzgerald, Cather, Steinbeck, Hemingway, and Tennessee Williams. While their work can be read by the young, all of these writers can be more fully appreciated after life and piled-on decades have applied their inevitable punishments—and Williams... More >>>