Arthur Miller Plays 2

Arthur Miller


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Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
6 October 2022
ISBN: 9781350333963
544 pages

From the publisher

"The greatest American dramatist of our age" - Evening Standard

In this second volume of collected works, four of Arthur Miller's stage plays from the sixties and seventies are brought together in a new edition. Taking up the theme of individual responsibility from his earlier work, this volume also contains an introduction from Miller himself, along with two of his screenplays.

One of Miller's most personal plays, After the Fall (1964) takes place almost entirely inside the mind of the play's protagonist, who is often read as a stand-in for the playwright himself, and touches on themes of the Holocaust, McCarthyism and inherited sin. This was followed by Miller's largely forgotten masterpiece, Incident at Vichy (1964): a prescient examination of the evil that exists in us all, inspired by a real-life incident in France in which a Gentile gave a Jew his identity pass during a check.

The Price followed in 1968, a touching and farcical presentation of American life beyond the Vietnam War and Great Depression, which earned Miller a Tony Award nomination for Best Play. In The Creation of the World and Other Business (1972), Miller offers a comedic retelling of the Book of Genesis, constructing a parable around the theme of good-versus-evil. Also included are two of the playwright's most beloved screenplays: The Misfits, written for and filmed with Marilyn Monroe, and Playing for Time, televised with Vanessa Redgrave.

Freshly edited and featuring a bold new design, this updated edition of Arthur Miller Plays 2 is a must-have for theatre fans and students alike.