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Lanford Wilson

Wilson, Lanford (1937– ), U.S. playwright. Known for his realistic themes, Wilson creates dramatic dialogue by combining, and at times overlapping, conversation and monologue. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1980 for Talley's Folly (1979), aromantic story set in World War II Missouri; the plot deals with the hero's coming to grips with the victimization of his family by anti-Semites. Other works include The Hot l Baltimore (1973), Angels Fall (1982), and Burn This (1987).

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