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  • In the early 20th century Henry Blake Fuller was one of Chicago's most famous writers, with a number of prominent realist novels under his belt and friendships with leading lights such as Thornton Wilder, Jane Addams, and Carl Van Vechten.

    Chicago Reader

  • Mr. McCullough learned to write from a series of great teachers, most notably Thornton Wilder, the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and novelist who was also a resident scholar at Yale, where Mr. McCullough graduated in 1951.

    Don't Know Much About History

  • Thornton Wilder drew on James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake" in writing his first stage success after "Our Town," in which we meet the Antrobuses, a family whose screwball antics parallel the history of mankind, starting with the Ice Age and concluding shortly after the end of the world.

    Seen Enough of Stanley Kowalski? Me, Too

  • The 47-year-old Mr. Cromer, who won a MacArthur "genius grant" in 2010, may be best known for his off-Broadway production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," the longest run in the play's history.

    A Director Reveals His Motivation

  • If this approach doesn't fully strike you deeply enough, then recall how the character in Thornton Wilder's Our Town briefly return to her grave on the hill and says, Good-bye, good-bye, Grover's Corner...

    Robert J. Wicks, Psy.D.: Reflection and Gratitude During the Holidays: Experience the Two-Minute 'Fragility Exercise'

  • Spike Lee and Thornton Wilder's men and women, it emerges, talk in distinct and true-to-life ways, while, amusingly, Sofia Coppola and Woody Allen's males have more "female" markers in their speech than their females do.

    'I' Is a Window To the Soul

  • Mr. McCullough learned to write from a series of great teachers, most notably Thornton Wilder, the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and novelist who was also a resident scholar at Yale, where Mr. McCullough graduated in 1951.

    Don't Know Much About History

  • If this approach doesn't fully strike you deeply enough, then recall how the character in Thornton Wilder's Our Town briefly return to her grave on the hill and says, Good-bye, good-bye, Grover's Corner...

    Robert J. Wicks, Psy.D.: Reflection and Gratitude During the Holidays: Experience the Two-Minute 'Fragility Exercise'

  • In our continuing efforts to understand and come to terms with the deadliest assault on U.S. soil, "The Bridge of San Luis Rey," Thornton Wilder's 1927 novel about the cruelties of fate and the redemptive power of love, still resonates with renewed urgency.

    A Novel That Parses the Inexplicable

  • If this approach doesn't fully strike you deeply enough, then recall how the character in Thornton Wilder's Our Town briefly return to her grave on the hill and says, Good-bye, good-bye, Grover's Corner...

    Robert J. Wicks, Psy.D.: Reflection and Gratitude During the Holidays: Experience the Two-Minute 'Fragility Exercise'

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