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America's leading playwright and winner of the Pulitzer Prize


Arthur Miller (1915-2005) was born in New York City in 1915 and studied at the University of Michigan. His plays include All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge and A Memory of Two Mondays (1955), After the Fall (1964), Incident at Vichy (1964), The Price (1968), The Creation of the World and Other Business (1972), and The American Clock. He has also written a novel, Focus (1945), The Misfits, which was filmed in 1960, and the text for In Russia (1969), Chinese Encounters (1979), and In the Country (1977), three books of photographs by his wife, Inge Morath. Other works include Salesman in Beijing (1984); Danger: Memory! (1987); Timebends, a memoir (1988); The Ride Down Mt. Morgan (1991), The Last Yankee (1993); and Broken Glass (1994), which won the 1995 Olivier Award for Best Play; and a novella, Homely Girl, a Life (1995). Recent plays include Mr. Peters' Connections, Resurrection Blues, and his last play Finishing the Picture. He was awarded the Avery Hopwood Award for Playwrighting at University of Michigan in 1936. He twice won the New York Drama Critics Circle Award, received two Emmy awards and three Tony Awards for his plays, as well as a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement. He also won an Obie award, a BBC Best Play Award, the George Foster Peabody Award, a Gold Medal for Drama from the National Institute of Arts and Letters, the Literary Lion Award from the New York Public Library, the John F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Algur Meadows Award. He received honorary degrees from Oxford University and Harvard University and was awarded the Prix Moliere of the French theatre, the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Lifetime Achievement Award and the Pulitzer Prize, as well as numerous other awards. He was named the Jefferson Lecturer for the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2001. He was awarded the 2002 Prince of Asturias Award for Letters and the 2003 Jerusalem Prize.


Books by Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman
Arthur Miller
Christopher W. E. Bigsby
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Penguin Classics
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The Portable Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller
Christopher W. E. Bigsby
Harold Clurman
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A Classic Portrait

Death of a Salesman
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Death of a Salesman

Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman is Miller's classic portrait of an ordinary man's struggle to leave his mark on the world.