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Arthur Miller's America
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Perspectives on America's greatest living playwright that explore his longstanding commitment to forging a uniquely American theater Arthur Miller's America collects new writing by leading international critics and scholars that considers the dramatic world of icon, activist, and playwright Arthur Miller's theater as it reflects the changing moral equations of his time. Written on the occasion of Miller's 85th year, the original essays and interviews in Arthur Miller's America treat the breadth of Miller's work, including his early political writings for the campus newspaper at the University of Michigan, his famous work with John Huston, Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe on The Misfits, and his signature plays like Death of a Salesman and All My Sons.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Front Matter
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Early Days, Early Works: Arthur Miller at the University of Michigan
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. The Timebends World: Prospect for Performance
  2. pp. 17-22
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  1. Arthur Miller and the Drama of American Liberalism
  2. pp. 23-35
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  1. Teaching the Unseen Presence in Miller’s Plays
  2. pp. 36-45
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  1. All My Sons: Competing Contexts and Comparative Scales
  2. pp. 46-59
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  1. Setting the Scene: Death of a Salesman and After the Fall
  2. pp. 60-77
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  1. The Symbolist Scenography of Arthur Miller
  2. pp. 78-93
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  1. From Technology to Trope: The Archbishop’s Ceiling and Miller’s Prismatic Drama
  2. pp. 107-121
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  1. The Misfits and American Culture
  2. pp. 109-134
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  1. Miller, Monroe and the Remaking of Jewish Masculinity
  2. pp. 135-152
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  1. The American Clock: “Epic Vaudeville”
  2. pp. 153-163
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  1. “Vaudeville at the Edge of the Cliff”
  2. pp. 164-173
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  1. Interview with Patrick Stewart: By phone from New York, during the Broadway run of The Ride Down Mt. Morgan June 27, 2000, 10 a.m.
  2. pp. 174-179
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  1. The Late Plays of Arthur Miller
  2. pp. 180-190
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  1. Manipulating Miller
  2. pp. 191-201
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  1. In Willy Loman’s Garden: Contemporary Re-visions of Death of a Salesman
  2. pp. 202-218
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  1. Theorizing Salesman
  2. pp. 219-235
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  1. William Bolcom’s A View from the Bridge and American Opera: A Discussion
  2. pp. 236-243
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  1. A Conversation with Arthur Miller: October 26, 2000
  2. pp. 244-255
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  1. Afterword: The Legacy of Arthur Miller
  2. pp. 256-259
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 260-262
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 263-268
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