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Harold Pinter

Author: William Baker
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Writers' lives (Continuum (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Harold Pinter is one of the most important writers in English of the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century. This brief biography offers fresh insights into his life and work, concentrating on the themes, patterns, relationships, ideas and language common to his life and creative output. Placing Pinter's life and work alongside each other, the study illuminates Pinter's vision of society, politics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Baker, William, 1944-
Harold Pinter.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(DLC) 2008005642
(OCoLC)192045642
Named Person: Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Baker
ISBN: 9781441179128 1441179127 1282876139 9781282876132
OCLC Number: 686731934
Description: 1 online resource (166 pages).
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Growing Up; 2. Ireland, Precarious Existence and Marriage; 3. Early Plays; 4. Success; 5. Turning Points; 6. The 1970s and 1980s; 7. The 1990s and Beyond: Political Engagement; 8. Conclusion: Cancer, the Nobel Prize, Mutations of Mortality, Poetry; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Writers' lives (Continuum (Firm))
Responsibility: William Baker.

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"The book is clearly written, with several original insights into Pinter's output...a sound introduction to an endlessly fascinating writer" The Stage, 18 June 2009--Sanford Lakoff

 
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