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Thornton Wilder, his world

by Linda Simon

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLinda Simon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.I345 Z89
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 298 p., [8] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4750871M
    ISBN 100385128401
    LC Control Number78073193

    Wilder’s many honors include the Gold Medal for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the National Book Committee’s Medal for Literature. On Ap , the centenary of his birth, the US Postal Service unveiled the Thornton Wilder cent stamp in Hamden, Connecticut, his official. THORNTON WILDER: HIS WORLD Hardcover – January 1, by Linda (Author) WILDER, Thornton (Author);SIMON (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ HardcoverAuthor: Linda (Author) WILDER, Thornton (Author);SIMON.

    The life of Thornton Wilder has been documented in several books, including Richard Henry Goldstone's Thornton Wilder, an Intimate Portrait (Saturday Review Press, ); Linda Simon's Thornton Wilder: His World (Doubleday, ); and Gilbert A. Harrison's The Enthusiast (Ticknor & Fields, ). The following is a brief timeline pinpointing key events in his life: Ap born in. “Mr. Wilder has brought to his character the warmth which was totally lacking in the Caesar of schoolbooks and Shakespeare, and in his hero’s destruction there is the true catharsis.” —Edward Weeks, Atlantic First published in , The Ides of March is a brilliant epistolary novel of the Rome of Julius Caesar. Through imaginary letters and documents, Wilder brings to life a dramatic.

    40 of the best book quotes from Thornton Wilder #1 “And, like you say, being gone all the time in other places and meeting other people Gosh, if anything like that can happen I don’t want to go away. - Explore stanmarino's board "Thornton Wilder", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Thornton wilder, Our town, Thornton pins.


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