A timely concise biography of Arthur Miller, one of the most highly regarded and widely performed playwrights of the 20th century, whose classics of modern theatre have enthusiastic audiences all over the world. Enoch Brater follows Miller's career from his prizewinning student days, through the phenomenal success of his 1949 drama Death of a Salesman, to his marriage to Marilyn Monroe and beyond. Supported by a wide selection of personal and public photographs, this is an affectionate, understanding and informed study of the late Miller's life and works.
Enoch Brater is Professor of English and Theatre at the University of Michigan. Among his previous books is The Essential Samuel Beckett, also published by Thames & Hudson.