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Theophilus North

Thornton Wilder

Theophilus North

by Thornton Wilder

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Thornton Wilder
SeriesA Cass Canfield book
The Physical Object
Pagination349 p. ;
Number of Pages349
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14443975M

Narrated by the elderly North from a distance of fifty years, Theophilus North is a fascinating commentary on youth and education from the vantage point of age, and deftly displays Wilder's trademark wit juxtaposed with his lively and timeless ruminations on what really matters about life, love, and work at the end of the day—even after a. Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan Wilder.. The last of Wilder's works published during his lifetime, this novel is part autobiographical and part the imagined adventure of his twin brother who died.

This copy of Theophilus North, by Thornton Wilder, is a mass market paperback, published by Avon [#, Cover illustration by Robert McGinnis. [Fiction] Author: Wilder, Thornton. Title: Theophilus North. Publisher: Avon. ISBN or book number: Seller Rating: % positive. About the Book. The last of Thornton Wilder’s works published during his lifetime, Theophilus NorthTheophilus North.

  Narrated by the elderly North from a distance of fifty years, Theophilus North is a fascinating commentary on youth and education from the vantage point of age, and deftly displays Wilder's trademark wit juxtaposed with his lively and timeless ruminations on what really matters, at the end of the day, about life, love, and work.4/5(). eBooklet Info: A packed and succinct ebooklet on why Christians should keep the Sabbath by showing clearly why they do evidence is overwhelming that God has not abandoned his statutes, laws, or commandments. Jesus did not nail God’s perfect, loving, and beneficial instructions to and for mankind — to the cross — he nailed the penalty of sin to the cross: The wages of sin is death.


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Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful edition features Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan Wilder. The last of Wilder's works published during his lifetime, this novel is part autobiographical and part the imagined adventure of his twin brother who /5(28).

Theophilus North is essentially a collection of short stories or sketches that share the time and place of Newport, Rhode Island in the early s. The book is named after the protagonist--and yet, not so much the protagonist because he is the voice, the author of the book.4/5.

Theophilus North: A Novel - Kindle edition by Wilder, Thornton. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Theophilus North: A Novel/5(30). Theophilus North, the last novel written by Thornton Wilder, is partly autobiographical.

Wilder had a stillborn twin brother and was fascinated by the subject of twins; they play a large part in many of his works. He saw the story of Theophilus North to be, in part, the story of his dead twin. Click here to see the rest of this review.

The principal unifying factor is Theophilus North, who is both narrator and hero. Like T. Wilder, T. North was born in Wisconsin inthe son of an influential newspaper editor, and received.

Theophilus North was a huge success with Wilder’s adoring public. The book remained on the best-seller list for twenty-one weeks. The book remained on the best-seller list for twenty-one weeks. The consensus opinion among Wilder scholars is that Theophilus North should not be considered one of his more serious novels.

While the book was a commercial success—it remained a bestseller for twenty-one weeks—this last novel is held in much lower esteem than the rest of Wilder’s body of work. A Virtual Tour of Theophilus North’s Newport. By Daniel Titus. In celebration of the release of the new edition of the book, Daniel Titus of Salve Regina University, has created this tour of Newport as seen through the eyes of a young Thornton Wilder in the early ’s.

Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful edition features Thornton Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan Wilder.

The last of Wilder's works published during his lifetime, this novel is part autobiographical and part the imagined adventure of his twin brother who. The last of Thornton Wilder’s works published during his lifetime, Theophilus North is part autobiographical and part the imagined adventures of Wilder’s twin brother who died at birth.

This edition features an updated afterword from Wilder’s nephew, Tappan Wilder, with illuminating material about the novelist, story and setting. The last of Thornton Wilder’s works published during his lifetime, Theophilus North is part autobiographical and part the imagined adventures of Wilder’s twin brother who died at birth.

This edition features an updated afterword from Wilder’s nephew, Tappan Wilder, with illuminating material about the novelist, story and : HarperCollins Publishers. Get this from a library. Theophilus North. [Thornton Wilder] -- "The last of Wilder's works published during his lifetime, this novel is part autobiographical and part the imagined adventure of his twin brother who died at birth.

Setting out to see the world in. Thornton Wilder was a true man of letters who led a life that any author would be envious of. How fitting is it that he cranked out Theophilus North at the age of 76, just a couple years before dying, as a parting gift to the literary world.

This is a backward glance at the ’s which reads as if it were written by a young man living in the time period%(5). Get this from a library. Theophilus North.

[Thornton Wilder] -- A young man drifts into Newport and in his short stay of four months gently influences the lives of various people during the 's. Theophilus North comes to Newport with all of these experiences and proceeds to set to rights the lives of the people of Newport.

But the book is shaped by a lifetime of learning and writing, and the point of view of the young North is always balanced against the wisdom of the narrator who looks back affectionately on the brash confidence of. Theophilus North book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Matthew BurnetBased on the Thornton Wilder novelComedy/DramaCha 4/5. Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan last of Wilder's works published during his lifetime, this novel is part autobiographical and part the imagined adventure of his twin brother who died at.

Directed by Danny Huston. With Anthony Edwards, Robert Mitchum, Lauren Bacall, Harry Dean Stanton. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments. The rumors are magnified by his tendency to collect negative charges and give shocks to anyone he touches/10(K).

Here in this episodic tale of Theophilus North, a youthful Mr. Fixit summering in Newport, R.I., inthe mirror has become a stereopticon slide, and the significance.

No more or less, one suspects, than that of a vanished summer's day. Theophilus North (A Cass Canfield book) by Wilder, Thornton A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. Narrated by the elderly North from a distance of fifty years, Theophilus North is a fascinating commentary on youth and education from the vantage point of age, and deftly displays Wilder's trademark wit juxtaposed with his lively and timeless ruminations on what really matters, at the end of the day, about life, love, and work.Narrated by the elderly North from a distance of 50 years, Theophilus North is a fascinating commentary on youth and education from the vantage point of age, and deftly displays Wilder’s trademark wit juxtaposed with his lively and timeless ruminations on what really matters, at the end of the day, about life, love, and work.Theophilus North.

New York: Harper & Row, (). Octavo, original navy cloth, original printed paper spine label, top edge gilt, uncut, original glassine dust jacket, original slipcase with printed paper label. $ Signed limited first edition, number 95 of only copies signed by Wilder.