Thornton Wilder : new essays /

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Other Authors: Blank, Martin, Brunauer, Dalma Hunyadi., Izzo, David Garrett.
Format: Book
Published:West Cornwall, CT : Locust Hill Press, 1999.
Series:Locust Hill literary studies ; no. 26.
Table of Contents:
  • Thornton Wilder at 100 : his achievement and his legacy / Jackson R. Bryer
  • "Acts of faith : Thornton Wilder and his critics" : public popularity
  • academic neglect / Christopher J. Wheatley
  • Thornton Niven Wilder and Amos Niven Wilder, siblings : point and counterpoint / Nelvin Vos
  • Judgment day in the jazz age : American Puritanism in Wilder's early plays and novels / Lincoln Konkle
  • A saving design : Thornton Wilder and theopoetic / John P. McIntyre
  • Thornton Wilder and the perennial philosophy : a legacy of goodness as represented by his five affirmations, first enunciated in the early plays of The angel that troubled the waters / David Garrett Izzo
  • Inventing the American : Thornton Wilder's use of myth / Dennis Loyd
  • "New modalities of the true and beautiful" : point of view in Thornton Wilder's novels / Nancy Bunge
  • Thornton Wilder defending the classical novel / Tatiana V. Kabanova
  • Human relatedness and narrative technique in the early novels of Thornton Wilder and Glenway Wescott / Peter G. Christensen
  • Women, philosophy, and culture : Wilder's Andrian legacy / Jennifer Haytack
  • "By George, we've met before" : George Babbitt and George Brush as American heroes / Dennis Loyd
  • An inspiration for George Brush in Heaven's my destination : Vachel Lindsay / David Garrett Izzo
  • The myth of the good goddess in The Ides of March / Donald Haberman
  • The Russian theme in Thornton Wilder's The eighth day / Irina Babushkina
  • So much learning, so lightly borne : a mosaic of allusions / Dalma Hunyadi Brunauer
  • Theatrical ragout̂ from a master chef / Paul Lifton
  • Thornton Wilder and the theater of the Weimar Republic / Douglas Wixson
  • Thornton N. Wilder : weaving dramatic threads of eloquence, weaving eloquent threads of drama / Adrienne Hacker-Daniels
  • The social realism of Our town : a study in misunderstanding / Nancy Bunge
  • Our town : an American Noh of the ghosts / Richard Londraville
  • The skin of our teeth : a psychoanalytic perspective / Jill Savege Scharff
  • "Troubling the waters" : visions of apocalypse in Wilder's The skin of our teeth and Kushner's Angels in America / James Fisher
  • Wilder, Hitchcock, and Shadow of a doubt / Martin Blank
  • The Alcestiad : Wilder's Herculean labor to solve the riddle of identity / Owen E. Brady
  • Thornton Wilder and the one deadly sin : the cycle plays / David Castronovo
  • A walk on the Wilder side with Dolly Levi / Gary Konas.