Thornton Niven Wilder

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General Information

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Name: Thornton Niven Wilder

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction

Born: 1897 in Madison, Wisconsin

Deceased: 1975 in Hamden, Connecticut

Illinois Connection

Thornton lived in Chicago from 1930 - 1936 while he lectured on literature for the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Thornton Wilder is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and novelist. His plays are performed all over the United States. His best known work is his play Our Town.

Published Works

  • The Cabala, Boni, 1926
  • The Bridge of San Luis Rey , Boni, 1928
  • The Women of Andros, Kessinger Publishing , 1930 (Reprinted in 2005)
  • Heaven`s My Destination , Longmans, Green, 1934
  • Ides of March, Harper, 1948
  • The Eighth Day, Harper, 1967
  • Theophilus North, Harper, 1973
  • Our Town, Samual French, 2010 (Reprint)

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Cabala, The Bridge of San Luis Ray, The Woman of Andros

Release Date: 1980

The Woman of Andros

ISBN: 0766198723
Release Date: 2005-05

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Heaven's My Destination

ISBN: 0380003317
Release Date: 1984-10

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Theophilus North

ISBN: 3100920155
Release Date: 1973

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Our Town: A Play in Three Acts

ISBN: 0573613494
Release Date: 2010-02-16

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Literary Awards

  • Pulitzer Prize, 1928 for Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • National Book Committee Medal for Literature, 1965

External Links

Thornton Niven Wilder on WorldCat

Thornton Niven Wilder on Amazon

Thornton Wilder on Wikipedia

The Thornton Wilder Society


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