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Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller (1915-2005) was born in New York City in 1915 and studied at the University of Michigan. 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... show more



Arthur Miller (1915-2005) was born in New York City in 1915 and studied at the University of Michigan. 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.

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Birth date: October 17, 1915
Died: February 10, 2005
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Half way and I'm thinking, "This isn't as good as the other two of his plays I'm acquainted with," then, within a few pages it takes a turn for the more - dramatic! Then it becomes more brutal and more affecting and more gripping - I raced through the remainder. It's a grim story with Mitch the only...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 2 years ago
When ruling is based, and made stringent, on fear of an outside opponent, and someone has the brilliant idea of escalating yet to marking a personal opponent as an outsider, and it catches. Might be easier to stomach going in without knowing how the episode goes and likely part of the reason that ...
danae
danae rated it 3 years ago
I picked this one up because it's on the Rory Gilmore Book List. It's one of the many books Rory reads in Gilmore Girls. I didn't know whether or not I would like it. I kind of did... but I can't really say why. It was frustrating because of the abusive relationships, but... it was interesting.
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 3 years ago
I read this for The Dead Writers Society literary birthday for October 2016. I have wanted to read Arthur Miller's plays for a while, so hope to move onto "Death of a Salesman" next. I don't know where to even begin with this one. I read it in one gulp and held my breath towards the end worrying abo...
NerdyBirdie
NerdyBirdie rated it 3 years ago
Make sure you don’t read the title of this play otherwise you’ll be spoiled!Okay. I don’t know how to start this. I’m pretty sure in it’s time, Death of a Salesman was an amazing play. But for now, I don’t really like anything or anyone except for Biff Loman. Willy Loman is just like any other man w...
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