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Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter

Author: Mary F Brewer
Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2009.
Series: Dialogue (Rodopi (Firm)), 6.
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This collection of essays focuses on one of Harold Pinter's most popular and challenging plays, The Dumb Waiter, while addressing also a range of significant issues current in Pinter studies and which are applicable beyond this play. The interesting and provocative dialogues between established and emerging scholars featured here provide close readings of The Dumb Waiter, within relevant cultural and historical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brewer, Mary F.
Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter.
Amsterdam : Rodopi, ©2009
Named Person: Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mary F Brewer
ISBN: 9789042028920 9042028920 9781441606433 1441606432
OCLC Number: 659500182
Description: 1 online resource (286 pages).
Contents: Contents; General Editor's Preface; Introduction: The Dumb Waiter --
A different kind of theater; A Realist-Naturalist Pinter Revisited; The Dumb Waiter: Realism and Metaphor; (Re)Thinking Harold Pinter's Comedy of Menace; Feeding Power: Pinter, Bakhtin, and Inverted Carnival; Return of the Referent; "Disorder in a Darkened Room:" the Juridico-Political Space of The Dumb Waiter; High Art or Popular Culture: Traumatic conflicts of representation and postmodernism in Pinter's The Dumb Waiter; Pinter's The Dumb Waiter: Negotiating the boundary between "high" and "low" culture. 'The Ironic Con Game' Revisited: Pinter's The Dumb Waiter, a Key to CourageThe "Other" Within Us: the Rubin's Vase of Class in The Dumb Waiter; Anti-Ritual, Critical Domestication and Representational Precision in Pinter's The Dumb Waiter; "Mixed feelings about words:" Language, politics and the ethics of inter-subjectivity in The Dumb Waiter; Unpacking the Pinteresque in The Dumb Waiter and Beyond; The First Last Look in the S.
Series Title: Dialogue (Rodopi (Firm)), 6.

Abstract:

This collection of essays focuses on one of Harold Pinter's most popular and challenging plays, The Dumb Waiter, while addressing also a range of significant issues current in Pinter studies and which are applicable beyond this play. The interesting and provocative dialogues between established and emerging scholars featured here provide close readings of The Dumb Waiter, within relevant cultural and historical contexts and from a range of theoretical perspectives. The essays range over issues of autobiography and theater, genre studies, and the impact of Pinter's political activism on his d.

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