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  1. says:

    Wilder's plays have a active time component set in them where the characters grow old on stage and the readersviewers get to see the change between acts as was the case in Our TownIn The Long Christmas dinner Wilder does all of it in one act with ages and time marked on the stage and merges one event across different tim

  2. says:

    very good one act play by Thorntononly 25 pages read this

  3. says:

    This is a good collection of plays There are five short ones all in the unmistakable Thorton Wilder style

  4. says:

    These one act plays are interestingbut also clearly the work of a journeyman getting a handle on his craft Several are prosaic not to say a little tedious which is not good in a form that is short and some are too short for the task Wilder sets them they're just not fully rounded plays almost like extended scenes The ti

  5. says:

    I saw and read the play The Long Christmas Dinner and loved the way Wilder goes through four generations of one family 11 members and uses entrances and exits set and props to indicate the passage of time I give it four stars The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden I give three stars after seeing it and reading it I like that Ma Kirby the voice of family authority holds the family together brings spiritual values into their lives and shows

  6. says:

    So very good

  7. says:

    This play is the first among several one act plays in an anthology by Thornton Wilder I hope to read the other plays sometime after Christmas The story takes place at the same dinner table on Christmases over a p

  8. says:

    I read The Long Christmas Dinner It's lovely

  9. says:

    Captures the elasticity of time

  10. says:

    It began a little slowly After a few pages I caught the flow and was uite touched by the beautiful touching elegantly simple ending

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  • Hardcover
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  • The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays
  • Thornton Wilder
  • English
  • 23 August 2019
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