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Thornton Wilder, an intimate portrait

by Richard Henry Goldstone

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Published by Saturday Review Press in New York .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard H. Goldstone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.I345 Z664
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 299 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5192220M
    LC Control Number75012990

    Thornton Wilder, Our Town, Act 1. Portrait of Thornton Wilder, as Mr. Antrobus in “The Skin of Your [Our] Teeth”. Carl Van Vechten, photographer, Aug Van Vechten Collection. Prints & Photographs Division. Wilder’s dramatic works include the Pulitzer Prize winning plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth. Thornton Wilder, one of the most important playwrights of the 20th century, is perhaps best known for his intimate portrayals of domesticity and musings on the human condition. Wilder’s worlds are detailed and alive, but it is his treatment of the home and its subsequent masters—the women—that makes his Author: Annette Storckman.

    “This play is called ‘Our Town,’” he said. “It was written by Thornton Wilder.” It was the first time the character called the Stage Manager had delivered these lines before an audience, the first time Wilder’s classic play about life, love and death in Grover’s Corners, New . Many colleges develop summer reading programs with one or more books for the campus community or their incoming freshmen. But you don't need to be a college student to enjoy, ponder, question, or.

    Our Town Thornton Wilder REFERENCE. We wish to thank the following educators who helped us focus our Book Notes series to meet student needs and critiqued our manuscripts to provide quality materials. Richard H. Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait. New York: E.P. Dutton, Grebanier, Bernard. Thornton Wilder. I Our Town by Thornton Wilder provides the richest reading in the unit. It blends comic and tragic elements while dealing with issues we will encounter later in other works and in our discussions. I will begin the unit with this play because it does help bring the pieces together, to give a clearer definition of “family”, to raise once again issues of concern to adolescents: parental.


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Thornton Wilder, An Intimate Portrait Hardcover – November, by Richard H. Goldstone (Author)5/5(1). Thornton Wilder, an intimate portrait Unknown Binding – January 1, by Richard Henry Goldstone (Author)5/5(1). The subtitle is a misnomer if there ever was one: Goldstone (he's a professor at C.U.N.Y.) has known Wilder since WW II but Wilder apparently never entertained intimate relationships with anyone—as he said in summary of a gloomy, often depressive, monastic life, ""I'm not one very much for passion."" The physical and later spiritual frailty was apparent early on&#;the first year of his.

Goldstone, Richard H.: Thornton Wilder An Intimate Portrait. New York: Saturday Review Press and E. Dutton & Co., First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and orange paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine.

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. Goldstone, Richard H. Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait. New York: Saturday Review Press/E. Dutton, Letters: The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder.

Robin G. Wilder and Jackson R. Bryer, eds. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, A Tour of the Darkling Plain: The Finnegans Wake Letters of Thornton Wilder and Adaline Glasheen.

Man of Letters. The case of Thornton An intimate portrait book. moments in Goldstone’s book, subtitled “An Intimate Portrait.” A typical passage: “Clearly there exist beneath the surface of high.

The Ides of March is a epistolary novel set in Julius Caesar’s Rome. Thornton Wilder called it “a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Roman republic.” Through vividly imagined letters and documents, Wilder brings to life a dramatic period of world history and one of history’s most magnetic, elusive personalities.

Wilder was being relegated to the world of middlebrow authors I suspect that Richard H. Goldstone's book, “Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait,” will. The Enthusiast is the second biography of Thornton Wilder, only American writer to have won Pulitzer Prizes in both fiction and drama.

The first, Richard H. Goldstone's Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait (), appeared less than a month before Wilder's death and was prepared against his strenuous objections and without access to his papers.

Book of the month. Thornton Wilder’s debut novel now available for the first time on audio book. An American student spends a year in the fabulously decadent world of post-World War I Rome and experiences first-hand the waning days of a secret community–a “cabala.”.

Thornton Wilder, an intimate portrait 1st ed. by Richard Henry Goldstone. Published by Saturday Review Press in New York. Written in EnglishAuthor: Richard Henry Goldstone. Thornton Niven Wilder (Ap – December 7, ) was an American playwright and novelist. He won three Pulitzer Prizes —for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and for the plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth — and a U.S.

National Book Award for the novel The Eighth Day. Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Born: Thornton Niven Wilder, ApMadison. Thornton Wilder, an intimate portrait. [Richard Henry Goldstone] -- Reviews the major patterns of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's life, personality, novels, and plays, detailing Wilder's relationships with celebrities and friends and the key events of his long.

A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.

The papers document Richard Goldstone's process of writing Thornton Wilder's biography, Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait which was published in The collection includes photocopied and original correspondence between Goldstone and Wilder, Goldstone's research notes on Wilder's career and family life, and book reviews and correspondence in response to Goldstone's biography.

Get this from a library. Thornton Wilder: an intimate portrait. [Richard Henry Goldstone]. Incidentally Mr. Goldstone's “intimate portrait” of Wilder's psyche is based on a reduction of Freudian psychology into a simplified pattern that might be called the Oedipussycat Complex.

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. The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes.

Thornton Wilder was an intensely private man. But the curtain on his personal life is lifted in Penelope Niven’s prodigious biography, “Thornton Wilder: A Author: Patti Hartigan. Thornton Waldo Burgess (Janu – June 5, ) was an American conservationist and author of children's s loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime was sometimes known as the Bedtime the time he retired, he had written more than books and Resting place: Springfield Cemetery, Springfield.

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