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Thornton Wilder - American Writers 34

Thornton Wilder - American Writers 34: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1964
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    Thornton Wilder - American Writers 34
    Book Description:

    Thornton Wilder. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5195-5
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. Thornton Wilder
    (pp. 5-44)

    Despite the three Pulitzer prizes awarded him Thornton Wilder may very well turn out to be one of the few enduring writers of our time. That such is likely to be the case not enough of his contemporaries seem to be aware: his course, though extraordinarily successful, has been devoid of the sensational. There have been countless other authors (most of them already consigned to oblivion) who in his day have been far more “discussed.” That was inevitable for a man who has neither hastened to follow nor troubled to oppose the current mode, who has gone his own way,...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 45-48)