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Timebends Arthur Miller

Timebends By Arthur Miller

Timebends by Arthur Miller


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Summary

The revealing and deeply moving autobiography of one of the greatest American playwrights of the twentieth century

Timebends Summary

Timebends: A Life by Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller's plays have held the world's stages for almost half a century. Among them are Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, and All My Sons, which have been read and performed countless times across the world. His memoir, Timebends, shows that the life of the man is as compelling as his plays. With passion, wit and candour, Miller recalls his childhood in Harlem and Brooklyn in the 1920s and the Depression; his successes and failures in the theatre and in Hollywood; the formation of his political beliefs that, two decades later, brought him into confrontations with the House Committee of Un-American Activities; and his later work on behalf of human rights as the president of PEN International. He writes with astonishing perception and tenderness of Marilyn Monroe, his second wife, as well as the host of famous and infamous that have intersected with his adventurous life. Timebends is Miller's love letter to the twentieth century: its energy, its humour, its chaos and moral struggles.

Timebends Reviews

The personality revealed by this fine autobiography is wholly admirable * Anthony Burgess *
A book and a half. Arthur Miller is that very rare bird; a truly independent man. His autobiography is a beautifully structured narrative: tough, very moving, a political testimony of considerable force * Harold Pinter *
The personality revealed by this fine autobiography is wholly admirable. Miller did more than fracture the American dream and interpret the American nightmare: he dared to enter the fire that surrounded the most potent sexual myth of the century * Anthony Burgess *
As wise and witty and funny and brave as any of his plays ... Surely one of the great stories of our time * Louis Auchincloss *
Arthur Miller's achievement in this book is to fuse the rhetorical power of his drama with the steely integrity of his life. The result is something pretty close to a masterpiece * Sean French *

About Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller was one of America's greatest playwrights, whose works include Death of a Salesman, The Crucible, A View from the Bridge and All My Sons. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. In addition to the plays, his many other books included fiction, essays and the autobiography Timebends. Bloomsbury will also publish his Journals.

Additional information

GOR006472852
9781408836316
1408836319
Timebends: A Life by Arthur Miller
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
2012-08-30
688
N/A
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