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Arthur Miller (1) (1915–2005)

Autor(a) de The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts

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About the Author

The son of a well-to-do New York Jewish family, Miller graduated from high school and then went to work in a warehouse. He was born on October 17, 1915, in Harlem, New York City. His plays have been called "political," but he considers the areas of literature and politics to be quite separate and mostrar mais has said, "The only sure and valid aim---speaking of art as a weapon---is the humanizing of man." The recurring theme of all his plays is the relationship between a man's identity and the image that society demands of him. After two years, he entered the University of Michigan, where he soon started writing plays. All My Sons (1947), a Broadway success that won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award in 1947, tells the story of a son, home from the war, who learns that his brother's death was due to defective airplane parts turned out by their profiteering father. Death of a Salesman (1949), Miller's experimental yet classical American tragedy, received both the Pulitzer Prize and the New York Drama Critics Circle Award in 1949. It is a poignant statement of a man facing himself and his failure. In The Crucible (1953), a play about bigotry in the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692, Miller brings into focus the social tragedy of a society gone mad, as well as the agony of a heroic individual. The play was generally considered to be a comment on the McCarthyism of its time. Miller himself appeared before the Congressional Un-American Activities Committee and steadfastly refused to involve his friends and associates when questioned about them. His screenplay for The Misfits (1961), from his short story, was written for his second wife, actress Marilyn Monroe (see Vol. 3); After the Fall (1964) has clear autobiographical overtones and involves the story of this ill-fated marriage as well as further dealing with Miller's experiences with McCarthyism. In the one-act Incident at Vichy (1964), a group of men are picked off the streets one morning during the Nazi occupation of France. The Price (1968) is a psychological drama concerning two brothers, one a police officer, one a wealthy surgeon, whose long-standing conflict is explored over the disposal of their father's furniture. The Creation of the World and Other Business (1973) is a retelling of the story of Genesis, attempted as a comedy. The American Clock (1980) explores the impact of the Depression on the nation and its individual citizens. Among Miller's most recent works is Danger: Memory! (1987), a study of two elderly friends. During the 1980s, almost all of Miller's plays were given major British revivals, and the playwright's work has been more popular in Britain than in the United States of late. Miller died of heart failure after a battle against cancer, pneumonia and congestive heart disease at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut. He was 89 years old. (Bowker Author Biography) Arthur Miller, American playwright, was born on October 17, 1915, in New York City. He earned an AB from the University of Michigan and began to write plays while still a student. He won the first of his many awards, the Avery Hopwood Prize of the University of Michigan, for his first play, Honors at Dawn. This was followed by many other award-winning plays. One of the best-known of these, Death of a Salesman, won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1949 as well as a Drama Critics Circle Award; it continues to be one of the most frequently performed and adapted plays of this century. Some of his other titles include The Crucible, A View From the Bridge, The Misfits, After the Fall, and Vichy. Miller also wrote several travel pieces, including In Russia and Chinese Encounters (both in collaboration with his third wife, Ingeborg Morath); a novel, Focus; and the autobiography, Timebends: A Life. Arthur Miller was married to Mary Grace Slattery in 1940. They had two children and were divorced in 1952. In 1956, he married actress Marilyn Monroe and they divorced in 1961. He married Morath in 1962 and they have two children together. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Arthur Miller

The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts (1953) — Autor — 15,460 cópias
Death of a Salesman (1949) 12,262 cópias
All My Sons (1947) 1,096 cópias
A View from the Bridge (1955) 1,096 cópias
After the Fall (1964) 611 cópias
Timebends: A Life (1987) 573 cópias
The Portable Arthur Miller (1971) 411 cópias
Focus (1945) 399 cópias
An Enemy of the People (1950) 349 cópias
The Price (1968) — Autor — 284 cópias
Incident at Vichy [2016 TV movie] (1964) — Play — 253 cópias
The Misfits (1961) — Autor — 161 cópias
The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (1991) 148 cópias
Presence: Collected Stories (2007) 134 cópias
Broken Glass (1994) 132 cópias
Plain Girl (1992) — Autor — 101 cópias
Collected Plays 1964-1982 (2012) 99 cópias
Collected Plays (1957) 99 cópias
The Misfits [1961 film] (1961) — Screenwriter — 96 cópias
The Penguin Arthur Miller: Collected Plays (2015) — Autor — 77 cópias
Playing for Time (1985) 75 cópias
I Don't Need You Any More (1967) — Autor — 72 cópias
Danger: Memory!. (1986) 63 cópias
Collected Plays 1987-2004 (2015) 55 cópias
The Man Who Had All the Luck (1940) 53 cópias
Death of a Salesman [1985 TV movie] (1985) — Screenwriter — 52 cópias
Resurrection Blues (2002) 52 cópias
The American Clock (1980) 49 cópias
The Crucible: A Screenplay (1996) 45 cópias
The Last Yankee (1991) 45 cópias
Chinese Encounters (1979) 43 cópias
Mr. Peters' Connections (1998) — Autor — 38 cópias
Salesman in Beijing (1984) 36 cópias
The Archbishop's Ceiling (1977) 33 cópias
A Memory of Two Mondays (1955) 33 cópias
In Russia (1969) 25 cópias
Jane's Blanket (1963) 20 cópias
Hexenjagd: Der Tod Des Handlungsreisenden (1960) — Autor — 17 cópias
Some Kind of Love Story (1983) 13 cópias
Playing for Time [1980 film] (1980) — Writer — 12 cópias
Teatro 12 cópias
Drámák (1974) 11 cópias
Everybody Wins: A Screenplay (1984) 10 cópias
Teatro reunido (2015) 9 cópias
Elegy For a Lady. (1982) 7 cópias
Plays : one (1986) 6 cópias
Muerte de un viajante (pdf) (2015) 5 cópias
Collected Plays: v. 1 (1974) 5 cópias
Final Edition (1981) 4 cópias
Everybody Wins [1990 film] (2005) — Writer — 4 cópias
Collected plays, 1944-1961 (2011) 4 cópias
Stücke 1 (2009) 3 cópias
Enchanté de vous connaître (Pavillons poche) (2013) — Autor — 2 cópias
Pascal Covici, 1888-1964 (1964) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Widerhall der Zeit : Essays (2003) 2 cópias
Dramak 1 exemplar(es)
The Misfits 1 exemplar(es)
Bulldog [short story] (1983) 1 exemplar(es)
Situation Normal 1 exemplar(es)
I Kina (1979) 1 exemplar(es)
TDR #177 1 exemplar(es)
The Death of a Salesman 1 exemplar(es)
Miller Arthur 1 exemplar(es)
SCRIPT: The Crucible 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

A Streetcar Named Desire (1947) — Introdução, algumas edições8,065 cópias
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuinte, algumas edições926 cópias
Prisoner without a Name, Cell without a Number (1980) — Prefácio, algumas edições476 cópias
Six Great Modern Plays (1956) — Contribuinte — 473 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 2002 (2002) — Contribuinte — 466 cópias
Telling Tales (2004) — Contribuinte — 346 cópias
Literature: The Human Experience (2006) — Contribuinte — 341 cópias
24 Favorite One Act Plays (1958) — Contribuinte — 287 cópias
Famous American Plays of the 1940s (1900) — Contribuinte — 237 cópias
The Best American Essays 1999 (1999) — Contribuinte — 186 cópias
Masterpieces of the Drama (1966) — Contribuinte — 180 cópias
This Is My Best: Great Writers Share Their Favorite Work (2004) — Contribuinte — 160 cópias
Writers at Work 03 (1967) — Interviewee — 146 cópias
Granta 78: Bad Company (2002) — Contribuinte — 135 cópias
New voices in the American theatre (1955) — Contribuinte — 115 cópias
Telling Tales and Other New One-Act Plays (1993) — Contribuinte — 114 cópias
One Act: Eleven Short Plays of the Modern Theater (1961) — Contribuinte — 106 cópias
The Crucible [1996 film] (1997) — Original play — 93 cópias
Contemporary Drama: 15 Plays (1959) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
Great Esquire Fiction (1983) — Contribuinte — 70 cópias
Best American Plays: Third Series, 1945-1951 (1952) — Contribuinte — 69 cópias
The Jewish Writer (1998) — Contribuinte — 53 cópias
Contemporary Drama - 11 Plays (1956) — Contribuinte — 46 cópias
Best American Plays: Fourth Series, 1951-1957 (1958) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias
Modern and Contemporary Drama (1958) — Contribuinte — 43 cópias
Cuba on the Verge: An Island in Transition (2003) — Posfácio — 34 cópias
50 Best Plays of the American Theatre [4-volume set] (1969) — Contribuinte — 33 cópias
14 great plays (1977) — Contribuinte — 31 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1967 (1967) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
The Best American Political Writing 2002 (2002) — Contribuinte — 27 cópias
Best American Plays: 7th Series, 1967-1973 (1975) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
America on Stage : Ten Great Plays of American History (1976) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias
Inge Morath: The Road to Reno (2006) — Posfácio, algumas edições21 cópias
Death of a Salesman [1966 TV movie] (1966) — Original play — 13 cópias
Brooklyn Bridge [1981 TV episode] (2004) — Narrador — 11 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1962 (1962) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
The Best American Short Stories 1960 (1960) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Mystery in the Mainstream: An Anthology of Literary Crimes (1986) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
Focus [2001 movie] (2002) 6 cópias
50 Best Plays of the American Theatre, Volume 4 — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
All My Sons [1987 TV movie] — Original play — 2 cópias
After the Fall [1974 TV movie] — Original play — 1 exemplar(es)
32 Współczesne Opowiadania Amerykańskie - Tom I — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)
50 Best Plays of the American Theatre, Volume 3 — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

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Tem momentos de partir o coração este drama onde se vê uma colisão entre as vendas à la "old-school" e a forma sempre reciclada de balelas que acompanha cada vendedor no mundo dos negócios. Por causa de sua natureza complexa, suas muitas morais, seus flashbacks não lineares e seus personagens exagerados, o famoso Death of a Salesman foi escrito por Arthur Miller mais para ser montado, e menos para ser lido. A peça icônica ganhou vários prêmios, foi apresentada na década de 1940 mais de setecentas vezes, resultando em quatro revivals na Broadway, e continuou a ser traduzida e apresentada em outros países além dos Estados Unidos, onde se originou. A história da família disfuncional de Willy Loman teve um sucesso sem precedentes. Como filmes, teve várias versões e contratempos. Mas Loman é um personagem tão marcante quanto p.ex. os Proctors de The witches of Salem… (mais)
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Estatísticas

Obras
155
Also by
55
Membros
37,909
Popularidade
#477
Avaliação
½ 3.7
Resenhas
395
ISBNs
797
Idiomas
23
Favorito
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