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Thornton Wilder won three Pulitzer Prizes, for the novel "The Bridge of San Luis Rey" (about the collapse of an Inca rope bridge in Peru), and for the two plays "Our Town" and "The Skin of Our Teeth", both known for their undermining of traditional stage conventions.   

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Thornton Wilder's 1925 novel, about an act of fate that claims the lives of five people, was one of the most celebrated literary works of the early 20th century and won the Pulitzer prize.
Average (10 qns)
jouen58
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A Journey to "Our Town"

Test your knowledge about one of the most frequently performed and studied of American plays: Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning "Our Town."
Average (15 qns)
mkp51
1206 plays
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The Skin of Our Teeth

This a quiz about my favorite of Thornton Wilder's plays, "The Skin of Our Teeth". It's also the weirdest play he wrote, but deeply profound. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
wordnerd
225 plays
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Even Tougher "Our Town" Trivia

My first "Our Town" quiz was tough. Now we'll see just how closely you paid attention to Thornton Wilder's classic play!
Average (25 qns)
durikaj
516 plays
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Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" Quiz

A brief quiz about one of American theatre's greatest plays!
Average (10 qns)
durikaj
576 plays
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