Death of A Salesman

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Harold Bloom
Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2009
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Arthur Miller's Pulitzer Prize winning play addresses family conflict and the loss of American Idealism in post World War II United States was considered groundbreaking for its time. It remains a staple of drama classes and theaters around the world.
  

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Contents

Introduction
7
Biographical Sketch
10
The Story Behind the Story
14
List of Characters
18
Summary and Analysis
23
Critical Views
70
Works by Arthur Miller
100
Annotated Bibliography
103
Contributors
108
Acknowledgments
110
Index
112
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also focused his attentions on history and the Bible. He has written over twenty books and edited countless others. He is one of the most famous critics in the world and considered an expert in many fields. In 2010 he became a founding patron of Ralston College, a new institution in Savannah, Georgia, that focuses on primary texts. His works include Fallen Angels, Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems, Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The Shadow of a Great Rock: A Literary Appreciation of The King James Bible.

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