Readings on Our Town

Readings on Our Town

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Essays provide a brief look at the life of Thornton Wilder and examines the play "Our Town."

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Presents an anthology of readings designed to help students gain a greater appreciation of Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Edited articles provide an overview of the play's themes, characterization, structure, philosophy, and impact on American theater. Each essay is focused on concepts suitable for a beginning exploration into the genre of literary criticism. Brief summaries introduce each selection. Includes an in-depth biography, and a chronology of Wilder's life and career as well as of concurrent historical events. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, c2000
ISBN: 9780737701890
Branch Call Number: 812.52 WIL
Characteristics: 176 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Siebold, Thomas


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