Thornton Wilder

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:
    What is Thornton Wilder quoted as saying?
  • A:
    Noteworthy quotations include: "A play visibly represents pure existing."
  • Q:
    Where did Thornton Wilder go to school?
  • A:
    Thornton Wilder attended Yale University.
  • Q:
    Where was Thornton Wilder born?
  • A:
    Thornton Wilder was born in Madison.
  • Q:
    Which works have been composed by author, Thornton Wilder?
  • A:
    Well known works include:
    - The Bridge of San Luis Rey
    - Our Town
    - The Merchant of Yonkers
    - The Skin of Our Teeth
    - The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder
  • Q:
    What professions highlight Thornton Wilder's career?
  • A:
    Thornton Wilder was an accomplished writer, novelist and playwright.

Awards & Accolades

  • Pulitzer Prize - Drama
    1943, 1938
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