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Thornton Wilder (April 17, 1897December 7, 1975) was an American playwright and novelist, noted for The Bridge of San Luis Rey.

Bibliography

Plays

  • The Trumpet Shall Sound (1926)
  • An Angel That Troubled the Waters and Other Plays (1928)
  • The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act (1931):
    • The Long Christmas Dinner
    • Queens of France
    • Pullman Car Hiawatha
    • Love and How to Cure It
    • Such Things Only Happen in Books
    • The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden
  • Our Town (1938) — won a Pulitzer Prize
  • The Merchant of Yonkers (1938)
  • The Skin of Our Teeth (1942) — won a Pulitzer Prize
  • The Matchmaker (1954) — revised from The Merchant of Yonkers
  • The Alcestiad: Or, A Life In The Sun (1955)
  • Childhood (1960)
  • Infancy (1960)
  • Plays for Bleecker Street (1962)
  • The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder Volume I (1997):
    • The Long Christmas Dinner
    • Queens of France
    • Pullman Car Hiawatha
    • Love and How to Cure It
    • Such Things Only Happen in Books
    • The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden
    • The Drunken Sisters
    • Bernice
    • The Wreck on the Five-Twenty-Five
    • A Ringing of Doorbells
    • In Shakespeare and the Bible
    • Someone from Assisi
    • Cement Hands
    • Infancy
    • Childhood
    • Youth
    • The Rivers Under the Earth

Novels

  • The Cabala (1926)
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927) — won a Pulitzer Prize
  • The Woman of Andros (1930) — based on Andria, a comedy by Terence
  • Heaven's My Destination (1935)
  • Ides of March (1948)
  • The Eighth Day (1967) — won a National Book Award
  • Theophilus North (1973)




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