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After the Fall
     

After the Fall

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by Arthur Miller
 

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Often called the most autobiographical of Arthur Miller's plays, After the Fall probes deeply into the psyche of Quentin, a man who ruthlessly revisits his past to explain the catastrophe that is his life. His journey backward takes him through a troubled upbringing, the bitter death of his mother, and a series of failed relationships.

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Often called the most autobiographical of Arthur Miller's plays, After the Fall probes deeply into the psyche of Quentin, a man who ruthlessly revisits his past to explain the catastrophe that is his life. His journey backward takes him through a troubled upbringing, the bitter death of his mother, and a series of failed relationships.

Editorial Reviews

NY Times
Rejoice that Arthur Miller is back with a play worthy of his mettle.
NY World-Telegram & Sun
A beautiful, remarkable play.
NY Post
...strong, moving, and perceptive...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140481624
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
12/28/1980
Series:
Penguin Plays Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
132
Sales rank:
438,121
Product dimensions:
5.11(w) x 7.73(h) x 0.33(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

Arthur Miller was born in New York City in 1915 and studied at the University of Michigan. His plays include All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge and A Memory of Two Mondays (1955), After the Fall (1963), Incident at Vichy (1964), The Price (1968), The Creation of the World and Other Business (1972) and The American Clock. He has also written two novels, Focus (1945), and The Misfits, which was filmed in 1960, and the text for In Russia (1969), Chinese Encounters (1979), and In the Country (1977), three books of photographs by his wife, Inge Morath. More recent works include a memoir, Timebends (1987), and the plays The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (1991), The Last Yankee (1993), Broken Glass (1993), which won the Olivier Award for Best Play of the London Season, and Mr. Peter's Connections (1998). His latest book is On Politics and the Art of Acting. Miller was granted with the 2001 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He has twice won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, and in 1949 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

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After the Fall 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
UrsNYC More than 1 year ago
This is a play that was very innovative in it's time for the complexity of the setting and the plot. I find it interesting, but for its complexity I would only recommend it for theater lovers, and for people studying theater history.