Critical Companion to Arthur Miller: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work

Critical Companion to Arthur Miller: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work

by Susan C. W. Abbotson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0816061947

ISBN-13: 9780816061945

Pub. Date: 07/28/2007

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

Arthur Miller died in 2005, but his reputation as one of America's greatest and most influential playwrights is secure. In addition to The Crucible and Death of a Salesman, which are two of the world's best-known and most-performed dramas, Miller's legacy includes numerous other plays, screenplays, fiction, short stories, poetry, essays, and critical pieces. Critical

Overview

Arthur Miller died in 2005, but his reputation as one of America's greatest and most influential playwrights is secure. In addition to The Crucible and Death of a Salesman, which are two of the world's best-known and most-performed dramas, Miller's legacy includes numerous other plays, screenplays, fiction, short stories, poetry, essays, and critical pieces. Critical Companion to Arthur Miller explores the playwright's major and minor works, as well as his turbulent personal and professional life.

Coverage includes: A concise but thorough biography of Miller, Synopses and critical assessments of Miller's plays, short stories, essays, and screenplays, as well as character portraits, Profiles of friends, family, and contemporaries, including Elia Kazan and Marilyn Monroe, and historical and thematic information crucial to understanding Miller's works, Analyses of the culture, times, and places in which Miller lived and wrote. Additional features include extensive cross-references, information on film adaptations, a bibliography of primary and secondary sources, a chronology of Miller's works, and more. Critical Companion to Arthur Miller is an invaluable resource both for readers familiar with Miller and for those discovering him for the first time.

About the Author:
Susan C. W. Abbotson teaches literature at Rhode Island College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816061945
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Critical Companion Series
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >