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Our Town
Our Town
by Thornton Wilder

Related History & Literature for Our Town

Available to teachers only as part of the Our Town Teacher Pass


Our Town Teacher Pass includes:

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  • Related Readings in Literature & History

Sample of Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill

  1. Other Classic American Dramas
    Our Town is one of the few plays often labeled a true American classic. Below, you'll find links to Shmoop's coverage of some of the other plays that usually make it into onto this list. It's illuminating to compare and contrast these visions of the American experience with Our Town.

  2. Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill