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Arthur Miller Primary Sources

Historical documents. What clues can you gather about Arthur Miller, the time, place, players, and culture?


Miller's 2005 obituary in the New York Times.

"Looking for a Conscience"

Miller's 2003 essay on the relevance of modern theater.

"On the Shooting of Robert Kennedy"

An essay Miller penned after Kennedy's 1968 assassination.

"On Politics and the Art of Acting"

Miller's 2001 speech.

Steinbeck defends Miller

Writer John Steinbeck defends Miller's conduct before McCarthy's committee in a 1957 essay in Esquire.

Oates on Loman

An essay by writer Joyce Carol Oates about Death of a Salesman.

Times Topics—Arthur Miller

The New York Times archive of all articles by and about Miller.

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