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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
Tags: Theater (1), Depression (1), Play (1), American (1), 20th Century (1), American Dream (1), Failure (1), Fathers (1), Drama (1), Dementia (1), Family (1), Read For School (1), Tragedy (1), Sons (1), Classic (1), Sales Personnel (1), Suicide (1), To-read (1), Fiction (1), Criticism (1)
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