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A Week in Literary History

October 7th, 2002

American playwright Arthur Miller (Death of a Salesman, 1949) is born in Manhattan in 1915.

Arthur Miller, b. October 17, 1915, d. 2005

millerarthur.jpgMiller was already famous before he wrote Death of a Salesman, but that monumental cultural icon cemented his reputation as one of the twentieth century’s foremost playwrights. Sixty years later, Salesman remains one of the most perceptive studies in any genre of modern American life, and certainly the most eloquent.

Suggested Reading Plays The Man Who Had All the Luck, 1940. All My Sons, 1947. Death of a Salesman, 1949. The Crucible, 1953. A View from the Bridge, 1955. Memoir Timebends: A Life, 1987.

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