Salesman in Beijing


In 1983, Arthur Miller was invited to Beijing to direct the first Chinese production of Death of a Salesman. This book is the diary he kept during of that unique and eccentric production. The diary portrays the challenges that faced Miller as a Liberal American playwright and director working in Communist China. Miller’s major concern was how to overcome the linguistic and cultural difficulties of trying to communicate his artistic vision to a Chinese cast. The result is not merely an interesting account of a highly unusual production, but it also reveals the process any production may go through and is an insight into the mind of a considerate director.

Publisher: Viking Press

Date Published: 1983 (1st Ed.)

Book Condition: Very good hardcover showing some minor closed edge tears and edge wear to the dust jacket. Some minor spotting to text block edges.

ISBN: 067061601X

ISBN: 067061601X


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