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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005

 

Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright, essayist, and a controversial figure in the twentieth-century American theater. Among his most popular plays are "All My Sons" (1947), "Death of a Salesman" (1949), "The Crucible" (1953) and "A View from the Bridge" (1955, revised 1956). He wrote several screenplays and was most noted for his work on "The Misfits" (1961).

Miller was often in the public eye, particularly during the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s. During this time, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Drama, testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee and was married to Marilyn Monroe.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"Death of a Salesman: Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and Requiem" typescript

MS-643
 Collection
Identifier: MS-643
Overview "Death of a Salesman" (1949). The collection contains a typescript of Miller's play with significant variations from the published text, used by Alan Hewitt in the original production of the play in New York in 1949.