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An edition of Death of a Salesman (1940)

Death of a Salesman

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Publisher
Penguin Books
Language
English
Pages
139

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Ever since it was first performed in 1949, Death of a Salesman has been recognized as a milestone of the American theater. In the person of Willy Loman, the aging, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine, Arthur Miller redefined the tragic hero as a man whose dreams are at once insupportably vast and dangerously insubstantial. he has given us a figure whose name has become a symbol for a kind of majestic grandiosity--and a play that compresses epic extremes of humor and anguish, promise and loss, between the four walls of an American living room.
--back cover

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Death of a Salesman
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Death of Salesman (IN ENGLISH & KOREAN LANGUAGE) / (#29)
2005, YBM-Si-sa
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Death of a Salesman
1998, Penguin Books
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Death of a Salesman
1989, Heinemann Educational Books
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Death of a Salesman
1979, Penguin Books
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Death of a Salesman: Text and Criticsm
1979, Penguin Books
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Death of a Salesman: Certain Private Conversations in Two Acts and a Requiem
1976, Penguin Books
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Death of a Salesman
1976, Penguin Books
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1967 04, The Viking Press
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Death of a Salesman
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Book Details


Published in

New York

Edition Notes

CAN/US

Series
Penguin Plays
Copyright Date
1949

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
812.5
Library of Congress
PS3525.I5156 D4 1949, , PS3525.I5156 D4

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
139p.
Number of pages
139

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL32030529M
Internet Archive
deathofsalesmanc0000mill_g1t9
ISBN 10
0140481346
ISBN 13
9780140481341
LCCN
49008817
OCLC/WorldCat
1088074158, 593159
Amazon ID (ASIN)
0140481346
Goodreads
18123708

Work Description

The blood of Willy Lohman flows in all of us. The story of the salesman who wanted more for his sons than he knew how to get, who harmed them through his well-meaning dreams but atoned with his life, is at least in part the story of all of us. That is why it is one of the most overwhelming successes of the modern American theatre.
--back cover

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A melody is heard, played upon a flute.
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