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Arthur Miller plays 1 : all my sons : death of a salesman : the crucible : a memory of two Mondays : a view from the bridge /

by Miller, Arthur, , Plays. Published by : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, (London :) , 2022 Physical details: vi, 460 pages ; 22 cm. ISBN:9781350277519; 9781350277526 (ePub ebook); 9781350277533 (PDF ebook).
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All my sons -- Death of a salesman -- The crucible -- A memory of two Mondays -- A view from the bridge.

"In this collected works, five of Arthur Miller's most produced and popular plays are brought together in a new edition, alongside an exclusive introduction by Ivo van Hove, the celebrated contemporary director of Miller's works.
All five plays were written by Miller within a ten-year period which began with his first Broadway hit, 'All My Sons', in 1947 which led Brooks Atkinson of the New York Times to state that "theatre has acquired a genuine new talent." This was followed in 1949 by his exploration of the American Dream in 'Death of a Salesman', which went on to win the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
'The Crucible' followed in 1953, produced during the McCarthy era and becoming a parable of the witch-hunting practices of a government determined to root-out Communists. 'A View from the Bridge', originally performed in 1955, concerns the lives of longshoremen on the Brooklyn waterfront and has remained one of Miller's most produced plays. Originally presented as a one-act companion piece to 'A Memory of Two Mondays', both plays explore the dreams and working lives of ordinary Americans throughout the 20th century.
Freshly edited and featuring a bold new design, this updated edition of 'Arthur Miller Plays 1' is a must-have for theatre fans and students alike." -- Back cover

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