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Collected essays [electronic resource]. Arthur Miller.

Miller, Arthur. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781101992043 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource

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Arthur Miller was not only one of America's most important twentieth-century playwrights, but he was also one of its most influential literary, cultural, and intellectual voices. Throughout his career, he consistently remained one of the country's leading public intellectuals, advocating tirelessly for social justice, global democracy, and the arts. Theater scholar Susan C. W. Abbotson introduces this volume as a selection of Miller's finest essays, organized in three thematic parts: essays on the theater, essays on specific plays like Death of a Salesman and The Crucible , and sociopolitical essays on topics spanning from the Depression to the twenty-first century. Written with playful wit, clear-eyed intellect, and above all, human dignity, these essays offer unmatched insight into the work of Arthur Miller and the turbulent times through which he guided his country.
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Classics, 2020. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1235 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB).
Author Notes

Arthur Miller (1915&;2005) was born in New York City and studied at the University of Michigan. His remarkable creative output includes plays, fiction, memoir, and screenplays. Among other honors, he received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the John F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
Susan C. W. Abbotson (Introduction) is a professor of English at Rhode Island College. A leading scholar on the work of Arthur Miller, she has published three books and many articles on his life and work. She has served as president of the Arthur Miller Society and is the performance editor for the Arthur Miller Journal.

Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Literary Criticism.
Performing Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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