Monday, August 27, 2007
1949: Drama---Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller--Gautami's Review
Title: Death of a Salesman
Author: Arthur Miller
Publisher: Penguin classics/May 1998
Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman," is an overwhelmingly crafted play that takes drama to the next level. It asks the big question: When it comes time to take our own life's account, as Willy has, will we look back with pride and a sense of accomplishment? Alternatively, will we find ourselves sidestepped and alone, lost in despair? Arthur Miller asks some of life's crucial questions in this powerful play. This won the Pulitzer Award in 1949.
The story is about a broken-hearted sales man, Willy Loman. He is a man who is no longer living in the real world but trapped in his own delusional world. He cannot let go of the past no matter how hard he tries, and it is eating him up inside......
Read the rest of it here on My Own Little Reading Room.