Thornton Wilder Society Newsletter

The Thornton Wilder Society Newsletter, published annually and distributed by mail to Society members and supporters, features previously unpublished material by Wilder, articles, interviews, and photos related to productions, publications, and events in America and around the world.

Read the Newsletter Sampler and learn how to get your printed copy.



Critical Analyses and Plot Summaries

Experience a deeper understanding of Wilder’s works with our plot summaries, critical analyses, additional commentary, and select bibliography.

Read critical analyses and plot summaries in our Works area.


Teaching Materials

A diverse group of professionals have donated instructional materials that may be downloaded and used by secondary and college teachers in their own classrooms. This page includes teaching guides, syllabi, group discussion prompts, paper topics, and presentation assignments.



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