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The collected short plays of Thornton Wilder

Author: Thornton Wilder; Donald Clifford Gallup; A Tappan Wilder
Publisher: New York : Theatre Communications Group, 1997-©1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Volume Two of the collected short plays by one of the greatest American playwrights of the 20th century. Now available once more here is the author's long out-of-print first collection of one-acts, The Angel that troubled Tthe waters, along with three occasional plays, two of them previously unpublished, and Wilder's full-length play, The Alcestiad, or a Life in the sun.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975.
Collected short plays of Thornton Wilder.
New York : Theatre Communications Group, 1997-c1998
(OCoLC)645868606
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thornton Wilder; Donald Clifford Gallup; A Tappan Wilder
ISBN: 1559361387 9781559361385 155936131X 9781559361316 1559361492 9781559361491 1559361484 9781559361484
OCLC Number: 36461707
Description: 2 v. : port. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1: Preface / A. Tappan Wilder --
Introduction / John Guare --
Long Christmas dinner and other plays in one act: Long Christmas dinner ; Queens of France ; Pullman car Hiawatha ; Love and how to cure it ; Such things only happen in books ; Happy journey to Trenton and Camden --
Plays for Bleecker Street (plays in one act for an arena stage): Introductory note / Donald Gallup ; Seven deadly sins ; Drunken sisters ; Bernice ; Wreck on the Five-Twenty-Five ; Ringing of doorbells ; In Shakespeare and the Bible ; Someone from Assisi ; Cement hands ; Seven ages of man ; Infancy ; Childhood ; Youth ; Rivers under the earth ; Two worlds of Thornton Wilder / John Gassner. Vol. 2: Preface / A. Tappan Wilder --
Introduction / A.R. Gurney --
Angel that troubled the waters and other plays, Three-minute plays for three persons, and The marriage we deplore ; Foreword / Thornton Wilder ; Nascuntur Poetae ; Proserpina and the Devil ; Fanny Otcott ; Brother fire ; Penny that beauty spent ; Angel on the ship ; Message and Jehanne ; Childe Roland to the dark tower came ; Centaurs ; Leviathan ; And the sea shall give up its dead ; Now the servant's name was Malchus ; Mozart and the gray steward ; Hast thou considered my servant Job? ; Flight into Egypt ; Angel that trouble the waters ; Marriage we deplore --
Unerring instinct: Play in one act --
Emporium: Scenes from The emporium ; Notes toward The emporium --
Alcestiad ; With its satyr play ; Drunken sisters --
Foreward / Isabel Wilder --
Notes on The alcestiad / Thornton Wilder ; Alcestiad : transition from The alcestiad to The drunken sisters ; Some thoughts on playwriting / Thornton Wilder.
Other Titles: Plays.
Responsibility: edited by Donald Gallup and A. Tappan Wilder ; with additional material by F.J. O'Neil.

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Volume Two of the collected short plays by one of the greatest American playwrights of the 20th century. Now available once more here is the author's long out-of-print first collection of one-acts, The Angel that troubled Tthe waters, along with three occasional plays, two of them previously unpublished, and Wilder's full-length play, The Alcestiad, or a Life in the sun.

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