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- DescriptionThis collection of social and historical documents should help the reader to study the play Death of a Salesman in the context of its time and cultural background. The collected materials highlight inherent conflicts within American society which lie at the heart of the play.
- Author BiographyBRENDA MURPHY has taught at Brown University, St. Lawrence University, and the University of Connecticut, where she is currently Professor of English. She is the author of Miller: Death of a Salesman (1995), as well as a number of articles on Arthur Miller. She is also author of Tennessee Williams and Elia Kazan: A Collaboration in the Theatre (1992), A Realist in the American Theatre: Selected Drama Criticism of William Dean Howells (1992), American Realism and American Drama, 1880-1940 (1987), the Cambridge Companion to American Women Playwrights (forthcoming), and Congressional Theatre: Dramatizing McCarthyism on Stage, Film, and Television (forthcoming). SUSAN C. W. ABBOTSON has taught English for fourteen years, first at the high school level, and more recently at the Rhode Island University. A recent Ph.D., she wrote her dissertation on Arthur Miller and August Wilson. She is also author of the drama section for Resources for Teaching: Literature and Its Writers (1997), The Student Companion to Arthur Miller (forthcoming), and a number of entries for the forthcoming Cambridge Guide for Children's Books.
- Author(s)Brenda Murphy,Susan C. W. Abbotson
- Date of Publication28/02/1999
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleThe Greenwood Press Literature in Context
- Place of PublicationWestport
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintGreenwood Press
- Content Noteindex
- Weight504 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine22 mm
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