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The life and work of Harold Pinter

Author: Michael Billington
Publisher: London : Faber, ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the playwright Harold Pinter and a study of his work as writer, actor and director. His political beliefs are viewed from the perspective of his life, which he began as an only child  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Billington
ISBN: 0571190650 9780571190652
OCLC Number: 59603622
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 418 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, 1 facsimile, portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS --
Hackney lad --
Romantic Ireland --
Baron Hardup --
Early stages --
Playwright in waiting --
Power play --
Sexual politics --
Family values --
private worlds --
Time regained --
Pinter's way --
States of revolution --
Private lives --
Voices from the past --
Public affairs --
Setting the agenda --
Party manners --
Moonlit nights --
Festival time --
Onwards and upwards --
Memory man.
Responsibility: Michael Billington.

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"A smart, absorbing blend of criticism and biography that demythologizes the writings of Britain's premier postwar dramatist . . . Billington combines intelligence with accessibility to create a fine Read more...

 
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