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Arthur Miller (1) [1915–2005]

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The son of a well-to-do New York Jewish family, Miller graduated from high school and then went to work in a warehouse. He was born on October 17, 1915, in Harlem, New York City. His plays have been called "political," but he considers the areas of literature and politics to be quite separate and has said, "The only sure and valid aim---speaking of art as a weapon---is the humanizing of man." The recurring theme of all his plays is the relationship between a man's identity and the image that society demands of him. After two years, he entered the University of Michigan, where he soon started writing plays. All My Sons (1947), a Broadway success that won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award in 1947, tells the story of a son, home from the war, who learns that his brother's death was due to defective airplane parts turned out by their profiteering father. Death of a Salesman (1949), Miller's experimental yet classical American tragedy, received both the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award in 1949. It is a poignant statement of a man facing himself and his failure. In The Crucible (1953), a play about bigotry in the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692, Miller brings into focus the social tragedy of a society gone mad, as well as the agony of a heroic individual. The play was generally considered to be a comment on the McCarthyism of its time. Miller himself appeared before the Congressional Un-American Activities Committee and steadfastly refused to involve his friends and associates when questioned about them. His screenplay for The Misfits (1961), from his short story, was written for his second wife, actress Marilyn Monroe (see Vol. 3); After the Fall (1964) has clear autobiographical overtones and involves the story of this ill-fated marriage as well as further dealing with Miller's experiences with McCarthyism. In the one-act Incident at Vichy (1964), a group of men are picked off the streets one morning during the Nazi occupation of France. The Price (1968) is a psychological drama concerning two brothers, one a police officer, one a wealthy surgeon, whose long-standing conflict is explored over the disposal of their father's furniture. The Creation of the World and Other Business (1973) is a retelling of the story of Genesis, attempted as a comedy. The American Clock (1980) explores the impact of the Depression on the nation and its individual citizens. Among Miller's most recent works is Danger: Memory! (1987), a study of two elderly friends. During the 1980s, almost all of Miller's plays were given major British revivals, and the playwright's work has been more popular in Britain than in the United States of late. Miller died of heart failure after a battle against cancer, pneumonia and congestive heart disease at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut. He was 89 years old. (Bowker Author Biography) Arthur Miller, American playwright, was born on October 17, 1915, in New York City. He earned an AB from the University of Michigan and began to write plays while still a student. He won the first of his many awards, the Avery Hopwood Prize of the University of Michigan, for his first play, Honors at Dawn. This was followed by many other award-winning plays. One of the best-known of these, Death of a Salesman, won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1949 as well as a Drama Critics Circle Award; it continues to be one of the most frequently performed and adapted plays of this century. Some of his other titles include The Crucible, A View From the Bridge, The Misfits, After the Fall, and Vichy. Miller also wrote several travel pieces, including In Russia and Chinese Encounters (both in collaboration with his third wife, Ingeborg Morath); a novel, Focus; and the autobiography, Timebends: A Life. Arthur Miller was married to Mary Grace Slattery in 1940. They had two children and were divorced in 1952. In 1956, he married actress Marilyn Monroe and they divorced in 1961. He married Morath in 1962 and they have two children together. (Bowker Author Biography)
— biography from The Crucible
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The Crucible 13,353 exemplars, 141 ressenyes
Death of a Salesman (Autor) 10,664 exemplars, 104 ressenyes
Death of a Salesman [critical edition] 1,199 exemplars, 8 ressenyes
A View from the Bridge 951 exemplars, 14 ressenyes
All My Sons 940 exemplars, 19 ressenyes
After the Fall 542 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
Timebends: A Life 530 exemplars, 7 ressenyes
The Portable Arthur Miller 361 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Focus 353 exemplars, 1 ressenya
An Enemy of the People 297 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
The Price (Autor) 240 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Incident at Vichy: A Play 199 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
The Misfits (Autor) 140 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Ride Down Mount Morgan 128 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
The Crucible: Text and Criticism 125 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Broken Glass 115 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Presence: Stories 98 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Homely Girl, A Life: And Other Stories 94 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Collected Plays 1964-1982 89 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Collected Plays 89 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Plain Girl (Autor) 88 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Misfits [1961 film] (Screenwriter) 74 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Arthur Miller's Playing for Time 66 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
I Don't Need You Any More (Autor) 63 exemplars
The Crucible and Related Readings 55 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Danger: Memory! 50 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Death of a Salesman [1985 TV movie] (Screenwriter) 47 exemplars, 6 ressenyes
Resurrection Blues 47 exemplars
The American Clock. 46 exemplars
Chinese Encounters 40 exemplars
The Last Yankee. 40 exemplars
Salesman in Beijing 33 exemplars
A Memory of Two Mondays 32 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Mr. Peters' Connections (Autor) 29 exemplars
In Russia 23 exemplars
Jane's Blanket 18 exemplars
The Arthur Miller Audio Collection 12 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Teatro 11 exemplars
Drámák 8 exemplars
Plays : one 7 exemplars
Elegy For a Lady. 7 exemplars
Teatro reunido 6 exemplars
Everybody Wins [1990 film] (Writer) 4 exemplars
Final Edition 4 exemplars
Stücke 1 3 exemplars
Pascal Covici, 1888-1964 (Col·laborador) 2 exemplars
Dramak 1 exemplars
TDR #177 1 exemplars
Situation Normal 1 exemplars
I Kina 1 exemplars
Miller Arthur 1 exemplars
Un tramvia anomenat Desig (Introducció, algunes edicions) 7,011 exemplars, 80 ressenyes
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Col·laborador, algunes edicions) 846 exemplars, 6 ressenyes
The Best American Short Stories 2002 (Col·laborador) 433 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Six Great Modern Plays (Col·laborador) 417 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number (Pròleg, algunes edicions) 415 exemplars, 6 ressenyes
Telling Tales (Col·laborador) 311 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
24 Favorite One Act Plays (Col·laborador) 239 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Famous American Plays of the 1940s (Col·laborador) 199 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Best American Essays 1999 (Col·laborador) 174 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Masterpieces of the Drama (Col·laborador) 165 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work (Col·laborador) 145 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
Writers at Work 03 (Interviewee) 136 exemplars
Granta 78: Bad Company (Col·laborador) 126 exemplars
New voices in the American theatre (Col·laborador) 103 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Telling Tales and Other New One-Act Plays (Col·laborador) 93 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Contemporary Drama: 15 Plays (Col·laborador) 67 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Crucible [1996 film] (Original play) 64 exemplars, 2 ressenyes
Best American Plays: Third Series, 1945-1951 (Col·laborador) 58 exemplars
The Jewish Writer (Col·laborador) 45 exemplars
Modern and Contemporary Drama (Col·laborador) 41 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Contemporary Drama - 11 Plays (Col·laborador) 38 exemplars
Best American Plays: Fourth Series, 1951-1957 (Col·laborador) 38 exemplars
14 great plays (Col·laborador) 29 exemplars
The Best American Short Stories 1967 (Col·laborador) 24 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Best American Political Writing 2002 (Col·laborador) 24 exemplars
Best American Plays: 7th Series, 1967-1973 (Col·laborador) 21 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Inge Morath: The Road to Reno (Epíleg, algunes edicions) 19 exemplars
The Best American Short Stories 1960 (Col·laborador) 12 exemplars
Death of a Salesman [1966 TV movie] (Original play) 12 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Best American Short Stories 1962 (Col·laborador) 10 exemplars
Brooklyn Bridge [1981 TV episode] (Narrador) 7 exemplars
Focus [2001 movie] 6 exemplars, 1 ressenya
All My Sons [1987 TV movie] (Original play) 2 exemplars
After the Fall [1974 TV movie] (Original play) 1 exemplars
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