Death of a Salesman


Author: Arthur Miller

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822202905

Category: Drama

Page: 104

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One of the great popular successes of recent Broadway history, this ingeniously constructed play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients--gasp-inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter. Dealing with the devious machinati

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman


Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Chelsea House Pub

ISBN: 9780791093023

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 169

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A critical overview of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play features the writings of Christopher Bigsby, Frank Ardolino, Terry Otten, and other scholars.

Miller: Death of a Salesman


Author: Brenda Murphy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521478656

Category: Drama

Page: 246

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The first critical history of one of American theatre's most famous plays, Death of a Salesman.

Arthur Miller - Death of a Salesman/The Crucible


Author: Stephen Marino

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137429801

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 198

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This guide surveys the criticism surrounding two of Arthur Miller's most popular and widely-studied plays. From initial theatre reviews to twenty-first-century scholarship, Stephen Marino examines the major debates and trends of critical inquiry providing an essential resource for anyone with an interest in Miller's work.

Suicide in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman


Author: Alicia Cafferty Lerner,Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner

Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9780737740196

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 199

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Presents essays that examine the treatment of suicide in "Death of a Salesman," discussing such topics as alienation, the lack of meaning in contemporary industrial society, and the power of the American Dream.

Readings on Death of a Salesman


Author: Thomas Siebold

Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781565108394

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 156

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A collection of critical essays on Miller's play discusses themes, relationships, and the character of Willy Loman

Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman


Author: Eric Sterling

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 904202450X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 185

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Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, the third volume in the Dialogue series, covers six major and controversial topics dealing with Miller's classic play. The topics include feminism and the role of women in the drama, the American Dream, business and capitalism, the significance of technology, the legacy that Willy leaves to Biff, and Miller's use of symbolism. The authors of the essays include prominent Arthur Miller scholars such as Terry Otten and the late Steven Centola as well as young, emerging scholars. Some of the essays, particularly the ones written by the emerging scholars, tend to employ literary theory while the ones by the established scholars tend to illustrate the strengths of traditional criticism by interpreting the text closely. It is fascinating to see how scholars at different stages of their academic careers approach a given topic from distinct perspectives and sometimes diverse methodologies. The essays offer insightful and provocative readings ofDeath of a Salesman in a collection that will prove quite useful to scholars and students of Miller's most famous play.

Death of A Salesman


Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438114486

Category: Electronic books

Page: N.A

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Discusses the writing of Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller. Includes critical essays on the play and a brief biography of the author.