9780142437551

The Portable Arthur Miller

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  • ISBN13:

    9780142437551

  • ISBN10:

    0142437557

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-07-29
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics

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Summary

This classic collection-the only one-volume selection of Arthur Miller's work available-presents a rich cross section of writing from one of our most influential and humane playwrights, containing in full his masterpieces The Crucibleand Death of a Salesman. This essential collection also includes the complete texts of After the Fall, The American Clock, The Last Yankee, and Broken Glass, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Play of 1995, as well as excerpts from Miller's memoir Timebends. An essay by Harold Clurman and Christopher Bigsby's introduction discuss Miller's standing as one of the greatest American playwrights of all time and his importance to twentieth-century literature. Introduction by Harold Clurman. Edited by Christopher Bigsby

Author Biography

Arthur Miller is the author of numerous plays. A Pulitzer Prize winner, he has twice won the New York Drama Critics' Award and in 2001 received the National Book Award Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.

Christopher Bigsby is professor of American Studies at the University of East Anglia. He edited the Penguin Classics editions of Miller's The Crucible, Death of a Salesman, and All My Sons.

Table of Contents

Biographical Notes vii
Introduction to the Original Edition xiii
Harold Clurman
Introduction to the Revised Edition xxv
Christopher Bigsby
Timebends (excerpt from the autobiography) (1987)
1(2)
The Golden Years (excerpt from a play) (1939--1940)
3(16)
Death of a Salesman (1949)
19(113)
The Crucible (1953)
132(127)
After the Fall (1964)
259(100)
The American Clock (1980)
359(88)
The Last Yankee (1993)
447(42)
Broken Glass (1994)
489(80)
Timebends (excerpt from the autobiography)
569(2)
Bibliography 571

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