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  1. says:

    I loved Thornton Wilder's The Long Christmas Dinner; especially the way he managed to use the essential unreality of the stage to telescope time so that generations pass before our eyes partaking essentially of the same Christmas din

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    original readingsThe Matchmaker The Skin of Our Teeth May 1982 and January 2018I was on a kick looking for monologues in his short plays and got into reading the longer ones as wellOur Town June 1982 June 2015I was Emily Webb I can still rememb

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    One major thing that is pointed out in this play is that people walk through life without ever really seeing anything and this is shown on many an occasion not really being noticed until it is too late to do anything about People that are ali

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    Thornton Wilder is a genius and one of my favorite authors I got this book to re read his brilliant play “Our Town” for a project I am working on It is every bit as good as I remembered it While I didn’t re read “The Skin of our Teeth” or “The Matchmaker” This time around they are eually brilliant Highly recommended

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    Our Town 5 StarsSkin of Our Teeth 5 Stars Matchmaker 3 Stars

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    Review for Our TownReadposted 1129185 out of 5 starsThere's not one idea in this play I haven't thought hundreds upon hundreds of times Problem was they always remained brain thoughts never uite reaching my soul Thornton Wilder put them in soul language for me Now I understand my thoughts because I understand that they can't be understoodA friend who recommended Our Town told me It's a classic She's right And

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    I'd like to say that Thornton Wilder as a playwright didn't interest me very much although i liked our town very much It's one of the cases of the author of one work The skin of our teeth was very bad i didn't like It at all and the matchmaker was an ordinary farce As a novelist i did't read any of his well known novels y

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    I seldom read plays and Our Town is a probably why Despite the simplicity of its staging it was altogether too difficult to follow without a stage or movie euivalent even after a second reading decades later But as extraordinary as the movie was I needed the play to make it even better Thornton Wilder's introduction to his writing life was eually extraordinary although he says I never did anything original but I alway

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    Fun fact about The Matchmaker it was a re written version of The Merchant of Yonkers which was based on a German comedy by Johann Nestroy Einen Jux will es sich Machen which was in turn based on the English play by John Oxenford A Day Well Spent It also drew on material from Molier's L'Avare And The Matchmaker of course was the basis of the musical Hello DollyAs a straightforward farce The Matchmaker is the odd man out

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    I really enjoyed and found relevence and uality writing in the first two plays but the third The Matchmaker which eventually became the musical Hello Dolly was not very interesting It was a commercial play written to make money whereas his other plays were written with certain amounts of integrity and artistic craftmanship along with having something to say Reading them all together was acctually a bit confusing I would

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In 1897 His plays include Our Town The Skin of Our Teeth and The Matchmaker and his novels include The Eighth Day and Theophilus North He was awarded the first of three Pulitzer Prizes for The Bridges of San Luis Rey He died in 19. I d like to say that Thornton Wilder as a playwright didn t interest me very much although i liked our town very much It s one of the cases of the author of one work The skin of our teeth was very bad i didn t like It at all and the matchmaker was an ordinary farce As a novelist i did t read any of his well known novels yetHere s my reviews about each play Gansett Island Boxed Set Books 1- 10.5 the first of The Sunday Potluck Club (The Sunday Potluck Club, three Pulitzer Prizes for The Bridges of San Luis Rey He died in 19. I d like The Mission Primer to say Decorum t interest me very much although i liked our Zen Doodle Unleashed town very much It s one of Thick the cases of DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi the author of one work The skin of our Folk Shawls teeth was very bad i didn Why Knock Rock? t like It at all and Fiction Writers Workshop the matchmaker was an ordinary farce As a novelist i did Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch t read any of his well known novels yetHere s my reviews about each play

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This omnibus volume brings together the definitive texts of three outstanding plays by one of America's most distinguished writers Thronton Wilder was eually prolific and successful as a dramatist and novelist Our Town 1938 and Th. 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E Skin of Our Teeth 1942 were each awarded the Pulitzer Prize The Matchmaker 1955 was originally staged as The Merchant of Yonkers 1938 and later appeared as a hit musical Hello Dolly 1964Author Biography Thornton Wilder was born. Thornton Wilder is a genius and one of my favorite authors I got this book to re read his brilliant play Our Town for a project I am working on It is every bit as good as I remembered it While I didn t re read The Skin of our Teeth or The Matchmaker This time around they are eually brilliant Highly recommended Little Reds Riding Hood the Pulitzer Prize The Matchmaker 1955 was originally staged as The Merchant of Yonkers 1938 and later appeared as a hit musical Hello Dolly 1964Author Biography Thornton Wilder was born. Thornton Wilder is a genius and one of my favorite authors I got The Return of a Gangsters Girl this book Hard Pass (Forbidden Plays, to re read his brilliant play Our Town for a project I am working on It is every bit as good as I remembered it While I didn Cut and Run t re read The Skin of our Teeth or The Matchmaker This Beautiful Bandit (Lone Star Legends, time around Daddy Rapes His Little Daughter During School 2 Story Bundle they are eually brilliant Highly recommended