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The Resource Thornton Wilder, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Thornton Wilder, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom

Label
Thornton Wilder
Title
Thornton Wilder
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
818/.5209
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3545.I345
LC item number
Z948 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bloom, Harold
Series statement
Bloom's major dramatists
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Wilder, Thornton
Label
Thornton Wilder, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-88) and index
Contents
Biography of Thornton Wilder -- Critical views on Wilder's work -- Edmund Wilson on the Wilder-Gold controversy -- Tyrone Guthrie on Wilder at seventy -- Malcolm Cowley on Wilder and his contemporaries -- Thornton Wilder on billions and billions -- Rex Burbank on Wilder's essential conditions for the theatre -- Edmund Fuller on Wilder's unique qualities -- Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson on Thornton Wilder's contributions -- Hermine I. Popper on the universe of Thornton Wilder -- Robert W. Corrigan on tragic features of Wilder's vision -- Plot summary of our town -- List of characters in our town -- Critical views on our town -- Mary McCarthy on using deceased characters on stage -- A.R. Fulton on expressionistic influences -- Arthur Miller on family themes -- Winfield Townley Scott on uses of simplicity -- Travis Bogard on avoiding clich and sentimentality -- Malcolm Goldstein on Emily's "good-by, world" speech -- Donald Haberman on time -- M.C. Kuner on the function of the stage manager -- Linda Simon on critical reaction to Our town -- Gilbert A. Harrison on Our town from play to film -- David Castronovo on contemporary obstacles to appreciating Our town -- Plot summary of The skin of our teeth -- List of characters in The skin of our teeth -- Critical views on The skin of our teeth -- John Gassner on theatricality -- Mary McCarthy on convention and nostalgia -- Louis Broussard on optimism -- Glenway Wescott on Wilder as an actor in his own plays -- Malcolm Goldstein on difficulties in presenting The skin of our teeth -- Donald Haberman on the power of theatricality -- M.C. Kuner on the problem of evil -- Linda Simon on critical reaction to The skin of our teeth -- Gilbert A. Harrison on the Charge of plagiarism -- David Castronovo on comparisons with Brecht's Mother Courage -- Christopher J. Wheatley on audience recognition of universal truths
Control code
ocm49923172
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
91 p.
Isbn
9780791070338
Lccn
2002008255
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 654162
  • 618045
Label
Thornton Wilder, edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 87-88) and index
Contents
Biography of Thornton Wilder -- Critical views on Wilder's work -- Edmund Wilson on the Wilder-Gold controversy -- Tyrone Guthrie on Wilder at seventy -- Malcolm Cowley on Wilder and his contemporaries -- Thornton Wilder on billions and billions -- Rex Burbank on Wilder's essential conditions for the theatre -- Edmund Fuller on Wilder's unique qualities -- Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson on Thornton Wilder's contributions -- Hermine I. Popper on the universe of Thornton Wilder -- Robert W. Corrigan on tragic features of Wilder's vision -- Plot summary of our town -- List of characters in our town -- Critical views on our town -- Mary McCarthy on using deceased characters on stage -- A.R. Fulton on expressionistic influences -- Arthur Miller on family themes -- Winfield Townley Scott on uses of simplicity -- Travis Bogard on avoiding clich and sentimentality -- Malcolm Goldstein on Emily's "good-by, world" speech -- Donald Haberman on time -- M.C. Kuner on the function of the stage manager -- Linda Simon on critical reaction to Our town -- Gilbert A. Harrison on Our town from play to film -- David Castronovo on contemporary obstacles to appreciating Our town -- Plot summary of The skin of our teeth -- List of characters in The skin of our teeth -- Critical views on The skin of our teeth -- John Gassner on theatricality -- Mary McCarthy on convention and nostalgia -- Louis Broussard on optimism -- Glenway Wescott on Wilder as an actor in his own plays -- Malcolm Goldstein on difficulties in presenting The skin of our teeth -- Donald Haberman on the power of theatricality -- M.C. Kuner on the problem of evil -- Linda Simon on critical reaction to The skin of our teeth -- Gilbert A. Harrison on the Charge of plagiarism -- David Castronovo on comparisons with Brecht's Mother Courage -- Christopher J. Wheatley on audience recognition of universal truths
Control code
ocm49923172
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
91 p.
Isbn
9780791070338
Lccn
2002008255
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 654162
  • 618045

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