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Emembered it While I didn t read The Skin of our Teeth or The Matchmaker This time around they are eually Highly recommended I The Matchmaker This time around they are eually brilliant Highly recommended I Thornton Wilder s The Long Christmas Dinner especially the way he managed #to use the essential unreality of the stage to telescope time so that generations pass before our #use the essential unreality of the stage to telescope time so that generations pass before our partaking essentially of the same Christmas dinner So it was with considerable excitement that I picked this book up at a second hand bookshopI am sorry to say that it was somewhat of a let down Wilder uses the sa. Nce starring the Antrobus family of Excelsior New Jersey Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1943 The Matchmaker Wilder's brilliant 1954 farce about money and love starring that irrepressible busybody Dolly Gallagher Levi This play inspired the Broadway musical Hello Doll. Our TownThe Skin of Our TeethThe MatchmakerE I d like to say that Thornton wilder as a playwright didn interest me very as a playwright didn interest me very although i liked our town very much It one of the cases of the author of one work The skin of our teeth was very bad i didn t like It at all and the matchmaker was an ordinary farce As a i didn t like It at all and the matchmaker was an ordinary farce As a i did t read any of his well known novels yetHere s my reviews about each play Thornton Wilder is a genius and one of my favorite authors I got this book to re read his brilliant play Our Town for a project I am working on It is every bit as good as I Prepared by Tappan Wilder Our Town Wilder's timeless 1938 Pulitzer Prize winning look at love death and destiny is celebrated around the world and performed at least once each day in the United States The Skin of our Teeth Wilder's 1942 romp about human follies and human endura.

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I really enjoyed and #found relevence and uality writing in the first two plays but the third #relevence and uality writing in the first two plays but the third Matchmaker which eventually became the musical Hello Dolly was not very interesting It was a commercial play written to make money whereas his other plays were written with certain amounts of integrity and artistic craftmanship along with having something to say Reading them all together was acctually a bit confusing I would like to read his novels to get a better grasp on him as a writer Over all not even close to my favorite playwrit. Three of the greatest plays in American literature collected in one volume This important new omnibus edition features an illuminating foreword by playwright John Guare and an extensive afterword for each play drawing on unpublished letters and other uniue documentary material.