The Collected Short Plays of Thornton Wilder, Volumen1

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Theatre Communications Grou, 1997 - 280 páginas
Volume One of the collected short plays by one of the greatest American playwrights of the Twentieth Century.
 

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The collected short plays of Thornton Wilder

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After a period of decline, Wilder's reputation is on an upswing that this collection of plays will fuel. This is the first volume of short plays in a uniform edition, complete and well edited by ... Leer comentario completo

The collected short plays of Thornton Wilder

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After a period of decline, Wilder's reputation is on an upswing that this collection of plays will fuel. This is the first volume of short plays in a uniform edition, complete and well edited by ... Leer comentario completo

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Preface
vii
Introduction
xiii
THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER AND OTHER PLAYS IN ONE ACT
xxvii
The Long Christmas Dinner
1
Queens of France
24
Pullman Car Hiawatha
39
Love and How to Cure It
58
Such Things Only Happen in Books
72
The Wreck on the FiveTwentyFive
136
A Ringing of Doorbells
151
In Shakespeare and the Bible
168
Someone from Assist
191
Cement Hands
208
The Seven Ages of Man
229
Infancy
231
Childhood
248

The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden
82
PLAYS FOR BLEECKER STREET Plays in One Act for an Arena Stage
101
Introductory Note
103
The Seven Deadly Sins
111
The Drunken Sisters
113
Bernice
123
Youth
268
The Rivers Under the Earth
293
The Two Worlds of Thornton Wilder
309
Bibliographic and Production Notes
319
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Thornton Wilder was one of the most distinguished and versatile American writers of the 20th century. Among many honors, he was awarded three Pulitzer Prizes: two for drama, one for fiction. His stage works include Our Town, The Skin of Our Teeth and The Matchmaker--remaining among the best-loved and most-produced plays of all time.

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