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Sharp cut : Harold Pinter's screenplays and the artistic process

Author: Steven H Gale
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2003.
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"In Sharp Cut: Harold Pinter's Screenplays and the Artistic Process, Steven H. Gale, the world's foremost Pinter scholar, analyzes Pinter's creative process from initial conception to finished film, bringing unparalleled insight to information from the Pinter Archives in the British Library, the Margaret Herrick Library at the Association for Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and unpublished materials provided by  Read more...
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Gale, Steven H.
Sharp cut.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2003
(OCoLC)606997536
Named Person: Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven H Gale
ISBN: 0813122449 9780813122441
OCLC Number: 50919885
Description: xviii, 520 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Servant --
The Caretaker (The Guest) --
The Pumpkin Eater --
The Quiller Memorandum --
The Basement (The Compartment) --
Accident --
The Birthday Party --
The Go-Between --
The Homecoming --
The Proust Screenplay (Remembrance of Things Past) --
The Last Tycoon --
The French Lieutenant's Woman --
Betrayal --
Victory --
Turtle Diary --
Reunion --
The Handmaid's Tale --
The Comfort of Strangers --
The Trial --
Lolita --
Bits and Pieces --
The Creative/Collaborative Process --
Conclusions --
App. B. Honors and Awards for Screenwriting --
App. C. Film and Television Directing --
App. D. Movie and Television Roles Acted by Pinter
Responsibility: Steven H. Gale.

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This study of Harold Pinter's screenplays compares the scripts with their sources and the resulting films, analyzes their stages of development, and shows how Pinter creates unique works of art by  Read more...

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