Tragedy in America: Three Plays by Arthur Miller – Episode 6

Today I unpack three of Arthur Miller’s most famous plays: All My Sons, Death of a Salesman, and The Crucible.

I must really apologize for the frequency of the word “interesting” in this episode.ย  My only excuse is I recorded this one in the evening and so perhaps wasn’t feeling as bright as during my Saturday morning recordings.ย  ๐Ÿ˜‰

Further Reading:
Excerpt of Arthur Millerโ€™s testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committeeย 

2 thoughts on “Tragedy in America: Three Plays by Arthur Miller – Episode 6

  1. Hi, Marian. I thoroughly enjoyed your podcast. You are so articulate and pleasant to listen to. And what an essential message you share at the end. I have Death of a Salesman on my list to read when I get to my Well-Educated Mind Plays, but several years ago I read The Crucible, and it has remained one of my most important reads b/c it elicited such strong emotions. It was very effective writing. I may not completely agree with Miller, but I understand him.

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  2. Thank you, Ruth! ๐Ÿ™‚ There is much to ponder in Death of a Salesman, though it is also very gritty, like The Crucible. Not sure if I'll be reading more by Miller, but he certainly made me appreciate play-writing in a whole new light.

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