The Portable Arthur Miller

The Portable Arthur Miller

Introduction by:
Introduction by: Harold Clurman

  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780142437551
  • 624 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


This classic collection—the only one-volume selection of Arthur Miller’s work available—presents a rich cross section of writing from one of our most influential and humane playwrights, containing in full his masterpieces The Crucible and Death of a Salesman. This essential collection also includes the complete texts of After the Fall, The American Clock, The Last Yankee, and Broken Glass, winner of the Olivier Award for Best Play of 1995, as well as excerpts from Miller’s memoir Timebends. An essay by Harold Clurman and Christopher Bigsby’s introduction discuss Miller’s standing as one of the greatest American playwrights of all time and his importance to twentieth-century literature.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Table of Contents

The Portable Arthur MillerBiographical Notes
Introduction to the Original Edition by Harold Clurman
Introduction to the Revised Edition by Christopher Bigsby

Timebends (excerpt from the autobiography) (1987)
The Golden Years (excerpt from a play) (1939-1940)
Death of a Salesman (1949)
The Crucible (1953)
After the Fall (1964)
The American Clock (1980)
The Last Yankee (1993)
Broken Glass (1994)
Timebends (excerpt from the autobiography)


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