Table of Contents
   Editor's Notep. vii
   Introductionp. 1
   The Cruciblep. 3
   Precision and Pseudo Precision in the Cruciblep. 19
   The Long Shadow of the Law: the Cruciblep. 33
   Arthur Miller's the Crucible: Background and Sourcesp. 55
   John Proctor's Playing in the Cruciblep. 69
   The Crucible of History: Arthur Miller's John Proctorp. 77
   History, Myth, and Name Magic in Arthur Miller's the Cruciblep. 83
   History and Other Spectres in Arthur Miller's the Cruciblep. 95
   The Cruciblep. 113
   Betrayal and Blessedness: Explorations of Feminine Power in the Crucible, a View from the Bridge, and After the Fallp. 123
   John Proctor and the Crucible of Individuation in Arthur Miller's the Cruciblep. 153
   Re(dis)covering the Witches in Arthur Miller's the Crucible: a Feminist Readingp. 165
   Arthur Miller's ""Weight of Truth"" in the Cruciblep. 177
   Chronologyp. 187
   Contributorsp. 193
   Bibliographyp. 195
   Acknowledgmentsp. 197
   Indexp. 199