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Death of a Salesman (Penguin Plays)

Death of a Salesman (Penguin Plays)
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Description: Amazon.com Review Arthur Miller's 1949 Death of a Salesman has sold 11 million copies, and Willy Loman didn't make all those sales on a smile and a shoeshine. This play is the genuine article--it's got the goods on the human condition, all packed into a day in the life of one self-deluded, self-promoting, self-defeating soul. It's a sturdy bridge between kitchen-sink realism and spectral abstraction, the facts of particular hard times and universal themes. As Christopher Bigsby's mildly interesting afterword in this 50th-anniversary edition points out (as does Miller in his memoir, Timebends), Willy is closely based on the playw ... (more)
Manufacturer: Penguin Books
Release date: 6 October 1998
ISBN-10 : 0140481346 | ISBN-13: 9780140481341
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