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Thornton Wilder: an intimate portrait

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Published by Dutton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American Authors,
  • Biography

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.I345 Z664 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination299 pages
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26309667M
    ISBN 100841503923
    ISBN 109780841503922
    OCLC/WorldCa15352254

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Get this from a library. Thornton Wilder, an intimate portrait. [Richard Henry Goldstone] -- Reviews the major patterns of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer's life, personality, novels, and plays, detailing Wilder's relationships with celebrities and friends and the key events of his long.

The Ides of March is a epistolary novel set in Julius Caesar’s Rome. Thornton Wilder called it “a fantasia on certain events and persons of the last days of the Roman republic.” Through vividly imagined letters and documents, Wilder brings to life a dramatic period of world history and one of history’s most magnetic, elusive personalities.

The subtitle is a misnomer if there ever was one: Goldstone (he's a professor at C.U.N.Y.) has known Wilder since WW II but Wilder apparently never entertained intimate relationships with anyone—as he said in summary of a gloomy, often depressive, monastic life, ""I'm not one very much for passion."" The physical and later spiritual frailty was apparent early on&#;the.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Thornton Wilder, an intimate portrait by Richard Henry Goldstone,Saturday Review Press edition, in English - 1st : Richard Henry Goldstone.

The Wilder Family LLC celebrates Thornton Wilder as an international Playwright and Novelist. Through partnerships and collaborations with agents, publishers and practitioners throughout the world, we seek to introduce Wilder’s body of work to new audiences, and to encourage subsidiary works based on his published and unpublished record.

Thornton Niven Wilder (Ap – December 7, ) was an American playwright and novelist. He won three Pulitzer Prizes —for the novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey, and for the plays Our Town and The Skin of Our Teeth — and a U.S. National Book Award for the novel The Eighth Day.

Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of Born: Thornton Niven Wilder, Ap. Goldstone, Richard H. Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait. New York: Saturday Review Press/E. Dutton, Letters: The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder.

Robin G. Wilder and Jackson R. Bryer, eds. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, A Tour of the Darkling Plain: The Finnegans Wake Letters of Thornton Wilder and Adaline Glasheen. Man of Letters. The case of Thornton Wilder. moments in Goldstone’s book, subtitled “An Intimate Portrait.” A typical passage: “Clearly there exist beneath the surface of high.

The life of Thornton Wilder has been documented in several books, including Richard Henry Goldstone's Thornton Wilder, an Intimate Portrait (Saturday Review Press, ); Linda Simon's Thornton Wilder: His World (Doubleday, ); and Gilbert A.

Harrison's The Enthusiast (Ticknor & Fields, ). The following is a brief timeline pinpointing key events in his life: April. Goldstone, Richard H.: Thornton Wilder An Intimate Portrait.

New York: Saturday Review Press and E. Dutton & Co., First Edition, First printing. Fine in 1/4 white cloth and orange paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. Thornton Niven Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin, on Apthe only survivor of twin brothers.

His mother, the daughter of a minister, and his father, a strict, moody newspaper editor, both had a strong influence on the view of the world that he would eventually develop. Thornton Waldo Burgess (Janu – June 5, ) was an American conservationist and author of children's s loved the beauty of nature and its living creatures so much that he wrote about them for 50 years in books and his newspaper column, Bedtime was sometimes known as the Bedtime the time he retired, he had Resting place: Springfield Cemetery.

The papers document Richard Goldstone's process of writing Thornton Wilder's biography, Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait which was published in The collection includes photocopied and original correspondence between Goldstone and Wilder, Goldstone's research notes on Wilder's career and family life, and book reviews and correspondence in response to.

Catharine Kerlin Wilder () published a book of memoirs in entitled Milestones in My this essay, entitled Endangered Species, she paints an extraordinary portrait of her mother-in-law, Isabella Thornton Niven ed here is Catharine Wilder with her brother-in-law Thornton (left) and husband Amos at Oberlin College in when.

Thornton Wilder. Novelist, Playwright (Apr — 7-Dec) SUBJECT OF BOOKS. Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait. Saturday Review Press.

Gilbert A. Harrison. The Enthusiast: A Life of Thornton Wilder. Tickner & Fields. Lincoln Konkle. The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder " If you'd like to know how it feels to be a distinguished and popular author of both plays and novels for a good part of the twentieth century, and to correspond with famous friends and a talented family, and to be a central figure in the events of one's time, then his is a good book to roll around in.".

Our Town Thornton Wilder REFERENCE. We wish to thank the following educators who helped us focus our Book Notes series to meet student needs and critiqued our manuscripts to provide quality materials.

Richard H. Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait. New York: E.P. Dutton, Grebanier, Bernard. Thornton Wilder. The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes. Thornton Wilder was an intensely private man. But the curtain on his personal life is lifted in Penelope Niven’s prodigious biography, “Thornton Wilder: A Author: Patti Hartigan.

Thornton Niven Wilder was born in Madison, Wisconsin on the twenty-seventh of April in His father, Amos Parker Wilder, was a strict Calvinist who combined strong economic interests with politics (Block and Shedd ) in his work as the editor, owner, and publisher of.

The Enthusiast is the second biography of Thornton Wilder, only American writer to have won Pulitzer Prizes in both fiction and drama. The first, Richard H. Goldstone's Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait (), appeared less than a month before Wilder's death and was prepared against his strenuous objections and without access to his papers.

Thornton (Niven) Wilder () American writer and playwright, best known for the Pulitzer Prize awarded play Our Town (). Wilder's breakthrough novel was The Bridge of San Luis Rey (), an examination of justice and altruism.

The story focused on the fates of five travelers in the century Peru, who happen to be crossing the. Thornton Wilder, three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, remains to many people an enigma. Malcolm Cowley indicated that "in point of intelligent criticism, Wilder is the most neglected author of a brilliant generation" and the Times Literary Supplement once observed that "Thornton Wilder has successfully resisted any kind of classification as a novelist or Author: Paul Hrycaj.

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Goldstein, Malcolm. The Art of Thornton Wilder. Lincoln, U of Nebraska P, Goldstone, Richard H. Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait. New York Saturday Greenberg, David E. Item: The Caballa, The Bridge of San Luis Rey and The Woman of Andros by Thornton Wilder.

Condition: Excellent Condition (see all 10 pictures) Specifics: This book is part of The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writer Set set. Book accented in 22kt gold. Silk ribbon page marker. The volume is in excellent condition, unread, tight, and Seller Rating: % positive. Book Soft cover, Fine, Complete original issue in near fine condition.

Library Books / Clayton Fine Books Professional seller. Book number: b Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait. New York, Dutton,First printing. (ISBN: ) Hardcover, Octavo. Cloth & boards. pp + plates. Yellowing to front endpapers, else fine in. "Prolific celebrity biographer Spoto (The Redgraves: A Family Epic) paints an engaging and intimate portrait of Oscar-winning actor Teresa notable film roles included Shadow of a Doubt, The Best Years of Our Lives, and The Pride of the Yankees, in which she improvised her famous line, 'A girl's gotta breathe!', after receiving a lengthy on 4/4(1).

The life of Thornton Wilder has been documented in several books, including Richard Henry Goldstone's Thornton Wilder, an Intimate Portrait (Saturday Review Press, ); Linda Simon's Thornton Wilder: His World (Doubleday, ); and Gilbert A.

Harrison's The Enthusiast (Ticknor & Fields, ). - your number one source for all things Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier -- is now on Patreon. Help the website stay online and contribute to the Kendra Bean Collection. Thornton Wilder, an intimate portrait / by: Goldstone, Richard Henry.

Published: () Thornton Wilder and the Puritan narrative tradition by: Konkle, Lincoln. WILDER, Thornton (Niven) PERSONAL:Born Apin Madison, WI; died of a heart attack, December 7,in Hamden, CT; son of Amos Parker (a newspaper editor and U.S.

Consul to China) and Isabella Thornton (Niven) Wilder. Source for information on Wilder, Thornton (Niven) Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series dictionary. Thornton Wilder - Penelope Niven. LOGIN / REGISTER for bookmarks and favorites4/5(32). See Richard H.

Goldstone,Thornton Wilder: An Intimate Portrait (New York ), p. 21, and Theodore Ziolkowski,Virgil and the Moderns (Princeton, NJ, ), pp. – 4. See William L. Vance's discussion of this work and Wilder’s classicism in America's Rome, vol. 2: Catholic and Contemporary Rome (Yale University Press ), pp.

–Cited by: 1. I n Kendra Bean’s new semi-biography cum-picture book, Vivien Leigh, An Intimate Portrait, the latest but by no means the last book on Vivien Leigh, the reader is almost immediately confronted by the rather daunting beauty of the actress in a photograph—double-page here—taken in her prime by M-G-M photographer Laszlo Willinger.

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narrated by Jane Copland. The Cabala. by Thornton Wilder. narrated by Tristan. Published in the fall of by Harper Collins, Niven's book is the first major biography of Wilder since Gilbert A.

Harrison's The Enthusiast: A Life of Thornton Wilder in In the foreword to Thornton Wilder: A Life Edward Albee, who as a novice dramatist was mentored by Wilder, calls Niven's biography "a splendid and long-needed work.".

In Malcolm Cowley published an autobiographical literary history, Exile's Return: A Narrative of Ideas, and established himself as an important writer. Three decades later in the editor of Literary Times would write, "Malcolm Cowley is, next to Edmund Wilson, the finest literary historian and critic in America today." While in the early s Cowley's name was often.

InVivien Leigh gave her only full-length television performance in a filmed version of Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth. She plays Lily-Sabina Fairweather (often just called Sabina in the play), a character she had made .Spanning his entire life, The Selected Letters of Thornton Wilder is a comprehensive and fascinating collection of the great American writer’s correspondence.

The author of such classics as Our Town and The Bridge of San Luis Rey, Thornton Wilder was a born storyteller and dramatist—rare talents on glorious display in this volume of more than three hundred letters he Brand: Harpercollins E-Books.