The Plays of Arthur Miller

October 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Salem Athenaeum
337 Essex St
Salem, MA 01970
$155 members; $175 non-members
Jean Marie Procious

**Please note:  The original start date of the course was October 13.  It has been postponed one week and will now run from October 20 through December 1, excluding November 24.**

Sue Weaver Schopf, instructor

The centennial of Arthur Miller’s birth was celebrated in 2015 and continues through 2016. Often dubbed “America’s Shakespeare,” Miller plumbs the depths of the American psyche as no other playwright has. His works present unforgettable portraits of the common man, his hopes and desires, and the struggle to maintain dignity. The plays will be discussed in the following order:

All My Sons
Death of a Salesman

The Crucible
A View from the Bridge
After the Fall
Broken Glass

Sue Weaver Schopf, Ph.D. recently retired from her position as Associate Dean of the Master of Liberal Arts Program and Research Advisor in the Humanities at Harvard Extension School. Dr. Schopf continues to teach, lecture, write, and lead literary walking tours. Her expertise ranges from the literature of 19th­ and early 20th-­century to popular culture topics such as “The Vampire in Literature and Film.” She has appeared in The Times of London and the Boston Globe and has been a guest on national radio programs. Her courses have been featured in articles in various publications including The Huffington Post and

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