Titel: Finding universality in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town"
Autoren/Herausgeber: Dörte Ridder
Ausgabe: 1., Auflage
Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 2,3, University of Münster (Englisches Seminar), course: Hauptseminar: Modern American Drama, 54 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: “The human adventure is much the same in all times and at all places.”
The quotation above can be interpreted as proof of Thornton Wilder’s claim of universality in his drama "Our Town". Nevertheless, at all times many have voiced their doubts about the existence of universality in Wilder’s dramas. In order to contribute to solving this problem this paper will try to find evidence proving the existence of universality.