Thornton Wilder : Collected Plays and Writings on Theater

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-03-01
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

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Table of Contents

Nascuntur poetaep. 5
Proserpina and the devilp. 8
Fanny Otcottp. 11
Brother firep. 15
The penny that beauty spentp. 18
The angel on the shipp. 21
The message and Jehannep. 24
Childe Roland to the dark tower camep. 27
Centaursp. 30
Leviathanp. 33
And the sea shall give up its deadp. 37
Now the servant's name was Malchusp. 40
Mozart and the Gray Stewardp. 43
Hast Thou considered my servant job?p. 48
The flight into Egyptp. 51
The angel that troubled the watersp. 54
The long Christmas dinnerp. 61
Queens of Francep. 80
Pullman Car Hiawathap. 93
Love and how to cure itp. 109
Such things only happen in booksp. 121
The happy journey to Trenton and Camdenp. 129
Our townp. 145
The skin of our teethp. 211
The matchmakerp. 285
The Alcestiadp. 369
The drunken sistersp. 433
The marriage we deplorep. 447
The unerring instinctp. 453
Scenes from The Emporiump. 462
Bernicep. 496
The wreck on the five-twenty-fivep. 507
A ringing of doorbellsp. 520
In Shakespeare and the Biblep. 533
Someone from Assisip. 552
Cement handsp. 566
Infancyp. 584
Childhoodp. 599
Youthp. 616
The rivers under the earthp. 636
Foreword to The Angel That Troubled the Waters and Other Playsp. 651
Notes for the producer : The Long Christmas Dinnerp. 655
Notes for the producer : The Happy Journeyp. 656
A preface for Our Townp. 657
Our Town : story of the playp. 660
Our Town : some suggestions for the directorp. 661
Our Town - from stage to screen : a correspondence between Thornton Wilder and Sol Lesserp. 663
Preface to Three Playsp. 682
Notes on The Alcestiadp. 689
Noting the nature of farcep. 691
Some thoughts on playwritingp. 694
Richard Beer-Hofmann's Jaakobs Traump. 704
Sophocles's Oedipus Rexp. 710
Foreword to three comedies by Johann Nestroyp. 720
George Bernard Shawp. 725
Shadow of a doubtp. 731
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