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Website for The Crucible
Arthur Miller Society
Frequently updated site posts background and information about scholarly events related to the author.
Brief information about Communist witch hunt.
Theater company provided resources for viewing a production, questions, and links.
Hysteria and Ideology in The Crucible
Article by Richard Hayes written for Commonweal in Februrary 1953 critiques the play and makes brief remarks about the Martin Beck production.
Describes life in Salem.
Kennedy Center Honors for Arthur Miller
Tribute provides basic biographical information.
National Geographic on Salem
Rebecca Nurse Biography
Biography includes references and related links.
Visual visit to each of the main locations mentioned.
Evidence, background, primary documents, and much more.
Sources Relating to The Crucible
Book Excerpts about
Arthur Miller, "Are You Now Or Were You Ever?"
Arthur Miller describes the paranoia that swept America during the McCarthy era and the moment his then wife Marilyn Monroe became a bargaining chip in his own prosecution.
Trial of Arthur Miller
In the following essay from the June 1957 Esquire, John Steinbeck defends Arthur Miller and excoriates the House on Un-American Activities Committee.
Why "The Crucible" is Important
The Years of Magical Thinking
Cotton Mather's Account of the Witch Trials, 1693
Witches and Witch Hunts in American Culture
Winthrop Describes Life in Boston, 1634
On the Revival of Christian Fervor
Cotton Mather's Memorable Providences, Relating to Witchcrafts & Possesions, 1689
Medieval Sourcebook: Witchcraft Documents [15th Century]
A briefe account of a strange & unusuall Providence of God
ACLU on the Dangers of the Patriot Act
USA PATRIOT Act of 2001
The Crucible as 'Social Play'
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