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Presence: Stories
Presence Stories
Author: Arthur Miller
A moving, final collection of stories by Arthur Miller — Throughout his career as one of the foremost playwrights of the twentieth century, Arthur Miller wrote a remarkable series of highly regarded short stories, pieces that reveal the same profound insight, humanism, and empathy that are the hallmarks of his great dramatic works. Pres...  more » is a posthumous gathering of Miller?s last published fiction, a group of stories that appeared in The New Yorker, Harper?s, Esquire, and elsewhere. ?Bulldog? describes a young teenager?s surprising first sexual experience while ?Presence? relates a man?s encounter with a woman he has just seen making love on a beach. ?Beavers? tells a haunting tale of nature, creation, and destruction. In ?The Performance,? a Jewish tap dancer enthralls Hitler. ?The Bare Manuscript? reveals a writer?s unusual methods to revive his muse, and, finally, ?The Turpentine Still? presents a portrait of a man examining his legacy. Displaying the sureness of an artist in his autumnal prime, Presence is a gift that all fans of Miller?s work, as well as readers of contemporary fiction, will welcome.
ISBN-13: 9780670038282
ISBN-10: 0670038288
Publication Date: 5/10/2007
Pages: 176
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Publisher: Viking Adult
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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