French, Warren
February 1985
Research Guide to Biography & Criticism;1985, Vol. 2, p1271
The article presents a research guide on the life and works of author Thornton Wilder. He was born Thorton Niven Wilder on April 17, 1897 in Madison, Wisconsin. Wilder was the second son of Amos Parker Wilder and Isabella Thornton Niven Wilder. He attended schools in Shanghai and Berkeley, California during high school and entered Oberlin College in 1915. His works include The Cabala, The Bridge of San Luis Rey and The Woman of Andros among others. He died on December 7, 1975 in New Haven, Connecticut.


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