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The Pinter ethic : the erotic aesthetic

Author: Penelope Prentice
Publisher: New York : Garland, 2000.
Series: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 2237.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Studies in modern drama ;, v. 3.
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The only comprehensive guide to the plays of one of the world's greatest yet most puzzling contemporary dramatists.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Prentice, Penelope.
Pinter ethic.
New York : Garland, 2000
(DLC) 2001265766
(OCoLC)45245639
Named Person: Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Prentice
ISBN: 0203906527 9780203906521 0203905288 9780203905289 9780815339090 0815339097 9780815338864 0815338864
OCLC Number: 52127148
Notes: Originally published: 1994.
Description: 1 online resource (cxvi, 452 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: General Editor's Note Preface The Pinter Ethic: Overview Harold Pinter: Biography Part 1 The Early Work - Power as a Private Affair 1. Introduction: Pinter's Achievement 2. The Birthday party: choice, Action and Responsibility - The Pinter Ethic Defined 3. The Room and The Revue Sketches: The Ethic in the Early Work - Dominance and Destruction 4. The Slight Ache as Fulcrum: Leveling Dominant and Subservient Roles - The Triumph of Vitality and Truth 5. A Night Out: Vitality Vitiated 6. The Hothouse: Madness and Violence 7. The Caretaker: Dominance and Subservience Equated - The Human Connection 8. Night School: Possible Justice Without Love 9. The Dwarfs: Dominance as Betrayal 10. The Servant: Paradigmatic Powerplays 11. The Collection and The Lover: Identity Gained by Deliberate Pretense 12. The Pumpkin Eater: Married Love and Justice 13. The Homecoming : Dominance, Choice, and the Ethic Revised 14. The Quiller Memorandum: Torture Without Threat 15. Tea Party and The Basement: The Illusive Qualities of Power 16. Accident: Death, Desire and Birth Part 2 The Liminal Play of the Middle Period 16. Landscape, Silence and Night: Where Powerplays Vanish 17. The Go-Between: freedom Reborn 18. Old Times: Triple Dominance 19. Langrishe, Go Down, A La Recherche Du Temps Perdu: Proust Screenplay, and Monologue: Remembrances of Things Past 20. The French Lieutenant's Woman and The Last Tycoon:Love Gained and Lost 21. Betrayal: The Past Regained Part 3 "This is the End My Friend, " THe Lovedeath Apocalyptic Vision Revised: Love, Justice and Power Reclaimed 22. Precisely and Family Voices: Loveeath 23. A Kind of Alska: Identity Unresolved 24. Victoria Station: Love and Power Revisited 25. One for the Road: The End of the Road 26. Mountain Language: Torture Revisited 27. Turtle Diary, Vicotry, The handmaid's tale, Reunion, The Heat of the day, The Comfort of Strangers, The Remains of the Day, and The Trial: The Screenplays of the 1980s and Early 1990s 28. Party Time and The New World Order: Love and justice Revisited 29. Moonlight: Lovedeath Wedded 30 Some Conclusions on Love, Justice and Power in the Pinter Ethic: The Public Consequences of Private Acts Selected Bibliography Index - Form and Innovation
Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities, vol. 2237.; Garland reference library of the humanities., Studies in modern drama ;, v. 3.
Responsibility: Penelope Prentice.
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