Arthur Miller

From the Vault: Press Awards from 2009-2013

by Mikala Carpenter August 26, 2013

Our “From the Vault” posts allow you to take a peek into the history of the Press, where you can rediscover past authors, projects, editors, awards, and more that led to the development of the university publisher that the Press is today. This window into our past spotlights backlist or out-of-print titles and series and also recommends and contextualizes them with similar current and forthcoming titles. Explore the drawers of the Vault with our intern, Mikala Carpenter, as we uncover the hidden treasures that await us in the archives of the University of Michigan Press. This is the second of […]

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‘Death of a Salesman’ more relevant than ever, says New York Times

by Shaun Manning March 9, 2012

In conjunction with the upcoming Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, the New York Times published an essay on the play’s historical and modern contexts, an article that will launch an online conversation of Salesman on the Arts Beat blog. “There is never a wrong time to take a fresh look at a great work of art,” writer Charles Isherwood says. “But some moments are riper than others for re-encountering plays in particular, which are most fully alive when they are onstage, and then retreat to the bookshelves — or digital form, today — when they are […]

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UM Press launches #NewBooksIn5Words

by University of Michigan Press October 24, 2011

October 24, 2011— The University of Michigan Press today announced one of the shortest marketing campaigns in the history of new books: #NewBooksIn5Words, a Twitter hashtag that accompanies micro-previews of new scholarly and trade titles. You can see the first postings at the UM Press Twitter feed. For example: Annie Finch’s A Poet’s Craft turns into: Be poet – now show it. #NewBooksIn5Words Christopher Bigsby’s Arthur Miller: 1962–2005 is: After Marilyn: Miller, Act Two. #NewBooksIn5Words And Theo Cateforis’ Are We Not New Wave? is: All Hail the Mighty Devo. #NewBooksIn5Words The Press began posting teases for books […]

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