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Arthur Miller : 1915-1962

Author: C W E Bigsby
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: This is the long-awaited biography of one of the twentieth century's greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller, whose postwar decade of work earned him international critical and popular acclaim. Christopher Bigsby's gripping, meticulously researched biography examines his refusal to name names before the notorious House on Un-American Activities Committee, offers new insights into Miller's marriage to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bigsby, C.W.E.
Arthur Miller.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)649974435
Named Person: Arthur Miller; Arthur Miller; Arthur Miller
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C W E Bigsby
ISBN: 9780674035058 0674035054 0674057082 9780674057081
OCLC Number: 290451260
Awards: Shortlisted for George Freedley Memorial Award 2010.
Description: x, 739 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: From Harlem to Brooklyn --
Michigan --
Beginnings --
All my sons --
Death of a salesman --
The Waldorf --
Marilyn --
The crucible --
A view from the bridge --
HUAC --
Misfits --
Inge.
Responsibility: Christopher Bigsby.

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From the Publisher: This is the long-awaited biography of one of the twentieth century's greatest playwrights, Arthur Miller, whose postwar decade of work earned him international critical and popular acclaim. Christopher Bigsby's gripping, meticulously researched biography examines his refusal to name names before the notorious House on Un-American Activities Committee, offers new insights into Miller's marriage to Marilyn Monroe, and sheds new light on how their relationship informed Miller's subsequent great plays.

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Bigsby has produced a thorough book that is unlikely to be surpassed in its wealth of detail. -- Toby Young Mail on Sunday 20081207 [A] fascinating biography of Arthur Miller. -- Nicholas de Jongh Read more...

 
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