From the publisher: "This engaging text provides readers with critical analysis of his themes, style, and language; direct quotations from Miller; and relevant biographical details. Students will learn about the world Arthur Miller was reflecting in his writing and why his works have become American classics."
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Background information, historical perspectives, interviews with artists and a series of interactive learning experiences designed to help better understand the world of Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the ground-breaking musical it inspired:
"Homosexuality: Nature or Nurture?"
A brief essay examining the changing attitudes of mental health experts toward homosexuality, included in The Paris Letter performance magazine:
An analysis of and tribute to a classic of American filmmaking, written for the Film Registry of the National Film Preservation Board at the Library of Congress,Washington, D.C.
An exploration of the world of Stephen Sondheim's musical and a behind-the-scenes peek into the play's production.
The definitive reference on American film. Selected as a Book of the Year by the Los Angeles Times.
From the Times film critic Kenneth Turan's review:
It’s too bad that the AFI couldn’t give its life achievement award to executive editor Patricia King Hanson, assistant editor Amy Dunkleberger and the rest of the 11-person project staff and editorial advisory board. They all worked for eight years to produce this nonpareil reference set, and they have made an irreplaceable contribution to American film.
Adventures in Hollywood: A Memoir"
by Bob Koster
Bear Manor Media, 2017
From Latin America to Hollywood: Latino Film Culture in Los Angeles, 1967-2017
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, 2016