Thornton Niven Wilder was an American playwright and novelist. He received three Pulitzer Prizes, one for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and two for his plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, and a National Book Award for his novel The Eighth Day/5(5). Skin of Our Teeth and Our Town both were prize-winning plays. The Matchmaker became one of the most popular musicals of all time - Hello Dolly. Thornton Wilder's plays are in production at countless high schools across the country, and that's a pity - few students have the maturity or insight to bring these words strongly to life/5(39). The theater world's great rediscovery of Thornton Wilder shifts into high gear with this glorious volume of short plays--some recently discovered among his papers and published here for the first time/5(4). Thornton Niven Wilder was an American playwright and novelist. He received three Pulitzer Prizes, one for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey and two for his plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth, and a National Book Award for his novel The Eighth Day/5.
Pages in category "Plays by Thornton Wilder" The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder Volume I, published by TCG Press. Thornton Wilder: Collected Plays and Writings on Theater, published by the Library of America. The Ages of Man Acting Edition, published by Samuel French This collection includes: Infancy, Childhood, Youth, The Rivers Under the Earth. The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder: Collections: The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder Volume I: The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder Volume II: Thornton Wilder: Collected Plays and Writings on Theater: Thornton Wilder: The Bridge of San Luis Rey and Other Novels Tender, beguiling, suffused with feeling and wit, the remarkable plays of Thornton Wilder occupy a unique place in American culture. His most celebrated play, Our Town, has achieved iconic status as an expression of the spirit and pathos of small-town American life; adapted for the movies and the operatic stage, it continues to resonate with %().
Wilder authored seven novels, Three Plays, as well as a variety of shorter works including essays, one act plays, and scholarly articles. His last novel, Theophilus North, was published in Wilder died in his sleep, December 7, Wilder was interred in the Mount Carmel Cemetery in Hamden, Connecticut. Books by Thornton Wilder. A Book of Plays. Thornton Wilder $ - $ The Journals. Thornton Wilder $ - $ The Woman of Andros / The Ides of March. Thornton Wilder $ Long Christmas Dinner. Thornton Wilder. Out of Stock. The Seven Deadly Sins. Thornton Wilder $ Pullman Car Hiawatha. Thornton Wilder $ From celebrated Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Thornton Wilder, three of the greatest plays in American literature together in one volume. This omnibus edition brings together Wilder’s three best-known plays: Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Matchmaker/5(39). Thornton Wilder (–) was a pivotal figure in the literary history of the twentieth-century. He is the only writer to win Pulitzer Prizes for both fiction and drama. He received the Pulitzer for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey () and the plays Our Town () and The Skin of Our Teeth ().