Wilder, Thornton: The Bridge of San Luis Rey

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Julia Demmer The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder Thornton Wilder was born in Wisconsin, USA, 1897. He graduated from Yale and then spent a year at the American Academy in Rome. For the next four years Wilder taught French at a preparatory school and later English at Chicago University. During these years he also practised writing as a hobby. Wilder became one of the most popular contemporary American writers. On three occasions within 14 years he won America s most notable literary award, the Pulitzer Prize, for his novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey (1927), and for his plays Our Town (1938) and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942). He died in 1975. The novel The Bridge of San Luis Rey takes place in Peru, South America, and tells us about the destiny of five people. One afternoon in ...

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