Arthur Miller S The Crucible
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📒The Crucible Arthur Miller ✍ Harold Bloom
✏The Crucible Arthur Miller Book Summary : The Crucible still has permanence and relevance a half century after its initial publication. This powerful political drama set amidst the Salem witch trials is commonly understood as Arthur Miller's poignant response to McCarthyism. Filled with fresh essays about the play, the new edition of this invaluable literary guide features a bibliography and notes on the essay contributors.
📒Justice In Arthur Miller S The Crucible ✍ Claudia Durst Johnson
✏Justice in Arthur Miller s The Crucible Book Summary : Collects essays debating the theme of justice in Miller's "The Crucible," with topics ranging from parallels with McCarthyism and governmental hysteria following the September 11th terrorist attacks.
📒Arthur Miller S The Crucible ✍ Harold Bloom
✏Arthur Miller s The Crucible Book Summary : An overview of the play features a biographical sketch of the author, a list of characters, a summary of the plot, and critical and analytical essays about the work.
📒A Study Guide For Arthur Miller S The Crucible ✍ Gale, Cengage Learning
✏A Study Guide for Arthur Miller s The Crucible Book Summary :
📒Arthur Miller S The Crucible ✍ Harold Bloom
✏Arthur Miller s The Crucible Book Summary : Includes a brief biography of the author, thematic and structural analysis of the work, critical views, and an index of themes and ideas.
📒The Cambridge Companion To Arthur Miller ✍ Christopher Bigsby
✏The Cambridge Companion to Arthur Miller Book Summary : This Companion provides an introduction to one of the most important playwrights of the twentieth century.
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✏Arthur Miller s The Crucible A Story of Witch Hunting and the Red Scare Book Summary : Seminar paper from the year 2016 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1.7, University of Bonn (Institut für Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Keltologie), course: American Drama, language: English, abstract: The Salem witch hunt and the McCarthy era – they are definitely two of the rather unpleasant chapters of American history to think of. Even though there are more than 250 years of distance between these two periods, there are still several parallels to be perceived. One might say: History repeats itself! One of the attempts to combine the events of 1692 and the 1950s, and point out their similarities, was made by America’s famous playwright Arthur Miller. "The Crucible" was written in 1953 and is set in 1692 Salem. The play would become by far Arthur Miller’s most frequently performed play. In the context of McCarthyism, the audiences soon interpreted the play as a veiled attack on the current chase after Communists in the country. However, Arthur Miller time and again denied such an intention, but it appears conceivable that the play was shaped, in a way, by Miller’s experiences during McCarthyism. The work in hands is supposed to find out, whether "The Crucible" can be referred to as a play with a dual historical context. In the first chapter of the work, the apparent historical background, the Salem witch trials of 1692, will be outlined briefly. Following this, the play’s formation context, America’s 1950s and McCarthyism, will be thematized. As Arthur Miller experienced the consequences of the 20th century witch hunt himself, chapter four deals with his experiences with McCarthyism and how it might have affected him writing the play. The next chapter, then, analyzes "The Crucible" in more detail and points out passages that can be related to the events of the 1950s and potentially contain hidden criticism. Finally, in chapter six there will be an attempt to give an answer to the question, whether "The Crucible" can be considered a play with a dual historical context or not. As many of the documents of the Salem witch trials still exist, the course of events can easily be reconstructed. With regard to the events of the 1950s, documents are mainly retained by the FBI, but, however, a few surveys of accused people could be reconstructed either by reports of the accused or by tapes and documents that were somehow not kept under wraps by the FBI. As Arthur Miller is one of America’s most famous playwrights, his plays evoked the interest of many scholars over the last decades.
📒A Student Handbook To The Plays Of Arthur Miller ✍ Alan Ackerman
✏A Student Handbook to the Plays of Arthur Miller Book Summary : A Student Handbook to the Plays of Arthur Miller provides the essential guide to Miller's most studied and revived dramas. Authored by a team of leading scholars, it offers students a clear analysis and detailed commentary on five of Miller's plays: All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge and Broken Glass. A consistent framework of analysis ensures that whether readers want a summary of the play, a commentary on the themes or characters, or a discussion of the work in performance, they can readily find what they need to develop their understanding and aid their appreciation of Miller's artistry. A chronology of Miller's life and work helps to situate his oeuvre in context and the introduction reinforces this by providing a clear overview of his writing, its recurrent themes and how these are intertwined with his life and times. For each play the author provides a summary of the plot, followed by commentary on the context, themes, characters, structure and language, and the play in production - both on stage and screen adaptations; there are questions for further study and detailed notes on words and phrases in the text. The wealth of authoritative and clear commentary on each play, together with further questions that encourage comparison across Miller's work and related plays by other leading writers, ensures that this is the clearest and fullest guide to Miller's greatest plays.
📒Arthur Miller ✍ Harold Bloom
✏Arthur Miller Book Summary : Presents a brief biography of Arthur Miller along with extracts of major critical essays, plot summaries, and an index of themes and ideas.