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Thornton Wilder One Act Series: The Ages of Man - Collection / Anthology

Thornton Wilder One Act Series: The Ages of Man

Thornton Wilder

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Collection / Anthology

ISBN: 9780573700002

"It is easy to forget that a stage, no matter its size, can contain the cosmos. No one understodd this better than Thornton Wilder, whose plays show us how to see the infinite in the utterly mundane." - New York Daily News
Published for the first time in a single acting edition, Wilder's Ages of Man presents his series of stirring short works that capture four important stages of life.

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Collection / Anthology

Welcome to a new collection of Thornton Wilder's last plays - a series of one-acts that were part of his extravagantly ambitious project to creat two one-act play cycles based on the Deadly Sins and the Ages of Man. Published for the first time in a single acting edition, Wilder's Ages of Man presents his series of stirring short works that capture four important stages of life.

Contents:
Infancy
Childhood
Youth
The Rivers Under the Earth

"Because so many of the plays we see nowadays are really suited to the small screen, it is easy to forget that a stage, no matter its size, can contain the cosmos. No one understodd this better than Thornton Wilder, whose plays show us how to see the infinite in the utterly mundane." - Howard Kissel, New York Daily News
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Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), born in Madison, Wisconsin, and educated at Yale and Princeton, was an accomplished novelist and playwright whose works explore the connection between the commonplace and the cosmic dimensions of human experience. The Bridge of San Luis Rey, one of his seven novels, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1928, and his next-to-last novel, The Eighth Day received the National Book ... view full profile

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