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A Student Handbook to the Plays of Arthur Miller: All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge, Broken Glass Enoch Brater

A Student Handbook to the Plays of Arthur Miller: All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge, Broken Glass

Enoch Brater

Published November 21st 2013
ISBN : 9781408184875
Paperback
272 pages
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A Student Handbook to the Plays of Arthur Miller provides the essential guide to Millers most studied and revived dramas. Authored by a team of leading scholars, it offers students a clear analysis and detailed commentary on five of Millers plays:MoreA Student Handbook to the Plays of Arthur Miller provides the essential guide to Millers most studied and revived dramas. Authored by a team of leading scholars, it offers students a clear analysis and detailed commentary on five of Millers plays: All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge and Broken Glass. A consistent framework of analysis ensures that whether readers want a summary of the play, a commentary on the themes or characters, or a discussion of the work in performance, they can readily find what they need to develop their understanding and aid their appreciation of Millers artistry. A chronology of Millers life and work helps to situate his oeuvre in context and the introduction reinforces this by providing a clear overview of his writing, its recurrent themes and how these are intertwined with his life and times.For each play the author provides a summary of the plot, followed by commentary on the context, themes, characters, structure and language, and the play in production - both on stage and screen adaptations- there are questions for further study and detailed notes on words and phrases in the text. The wealth of authoritative and clear commentary on each play, together with further questions that encourage comparison across Millers work and related plays by other leading writers, ensures that this is the clearest and fullest guide to Millers greatest plays.