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The Life And Legacy Of 3-Time Pulitzer Winner, Thornton Wilder

Few people win one Pulitzer Prize. Madison-born Thornton Wilder won three, including one for the seminal play, “Our Town.”  Wilder ...

Frederick Jackson Turner And The History Of The American West

Perhaps no American historian stirs a more impassioned response than Frederick Jackson Turner. His ideas about the western frontier were ...

Hamlin Garland, Wisconsin’s Son Of The Middle Border

A prolific writers of novels, short stories, and essays, Wisconsin-born writer Hamlin Garland broke with the romanticism of his time ...