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The crucible
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New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1996.
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xx, 484 pages ; 20 cm.
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The place is Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, an enclave of rigid piety huddled on the edge of a wilderness. Its inhabitants believe unquestioningly in their own sanctity. But in Arthur Miller's edgy masterpiece, that very belief will have poisonous consequences when a vengeful teenager accuses a rival of witchcraft - and then when those accusations multiply to consume the entire village. About this author: Arthur Asher Miller was an American playwright and essayist. He was a prominent figure in American literature and cinema for more than 61 years, writing a wide variety of plays, including celebrated plays such as The Crucible, A View from the Bridge, All My Sons, and Death of a Salesman, which are still studied and performed worldwide. Miller was often in the public eye, most famously for refusing to give evidence against others to the House Un-American Activities Committee, being the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama among other awards, and for marrying Marilyn Monroe. At the time of his death, Miller was considered one of the greatest American playwrights.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 477-484).
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Miller, A. (1996). The crucible. New York, N.Y., Penguin Books.

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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005. 1996. The Crucible. New York, N.Y., Penguin Books.

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Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005, The Crucible. New York, N.Y., Penguin Books, 1996.

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Miller, Arthur. The Crucible. New York, N.Y., Penguin Books, 1996.

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5050 |a The Crucible : the text -- The Crucible : criticism and analogues : Miller on The Crucible -- The Crucible in production : comments and reviews. Arthur Miller and how he went to the devil / Henry Hewes ; The Crucible / Walter Kerr ; At the theatre / Brooks Atkinson ; Arthur Miller's The Crucible in a new edition / B. Atkinson ; Witchcraft and stagecraft / New York Post ; Arthur Miller's new melodrama is not what it seem to be / Joseph T. Shipley ; The innocence of Arthur Miller / Eric Bentley ; The liberal conscience in The Crucible ; Fair play / Harold Hobson ; Counterforce I: the social drama / Herbert Blau ; I want to be hanged like a witch / Marcel Aymé ; Raymond Rouleau among the witches / Jean Selz -- The Crucible in retrospect : essays on the play. Salem witchcraft in recent fiction and drama / David Levin ; The Crucible / Penelope Curtis ; Precision and pseudo precision in The Crucible / Stephen Fender -- The Crucible in retrospect : essays on the playwright. Arthur Miller and the man who knows / William Wiegand ; Arther Miller's conscience / Richard H. Rovere ; Realism and intelligence / Albert Hunt ; Arthur Miller: man and his image / Gerald Weales ; Arthur Miller: still the innocent / Lee Baxandall -- Contexts of The Crucible : historical. A note on witchcraft ; Records of Salem witchcraft ; A brief and true narrative / Deodat Lawson ; More wonders of the invisible world / Robert Calef ; A modest enquiry into the nature of witchcraft / John Hale -- Contexts of The Crucible : contemporary. The devils of Loudun / Aldous Huxley ; Who is loyal to America? / Henry Steele Commager ; Communists in the State Department / Joseph R. McCarthy ; Witness / Whittaker Chambers ; The road to Damascus / The Reporter -- The Crucible : spin-offs. The Crucible / Bernard Stambler ; On Les Sorcières de Salem in Salem prison / Jean-Paul Sartre -- The Crucible : analogues. Saint Joan / Bernard Shaw ; Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain ; Waterfront / Budd Schulberg.
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