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The Cambridge companion to Harold Pinter

Author: Peter Raby
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This companion provides an introduction to one of the world's leading and most controversial writers, and examines the wide range of his works. Harold Pinter, whose output in many genres and roles continues to grow, has written for the theatre, radio, television, and screen, in addition to being a highly successful director and actor. Includes photographs from key productions, chronology, checklist of works, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Named Person: Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter; Harold Pinter
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Raby
ISBN: 0521651239 9780521651233 052165842X 9780521658423 9780511999550 0511999550
OCLC Number: 46353382
Description: xix, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pinter, politics and postmodernism (1) / Austin Quigley --
Pinter and the 1950s / John Stokes --
The sacred joke: comedy and politics in Pinter's early plays / Francesca Coppa --
Tales of the city: some places and voices in Pinter's plays / Peter Raby --
Pinter and the twentieth-century drama / Ronald Knowles --
Harold Pinter, screenwriter: an overview / Steven H. Gale --
Body language in Pinter's plays / Richard Allen Cave --
Harold Pinter as director / Michael Pennington --
Directing the plays of Harold Pinter / Peter Hall --
Pinter in Russia / Charles Evans --
Pinter and Ireland / Anthony Roche --
Pinter's sexual politics / Drew Milne --
Pinter and the critics / Yael Zarhy-Levo --
Pinter as celebrity / Harry Derbyshire --
Pinter, politics and postmodernism (2) / Mireia Aragay --
Afterword: Harold Pinter and cricket / John Fowles.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Raby.
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The Cambridge Companion to Harold Pinter is an introduction to one of the world's leading writers. The volume examines the range of Pinter's work, its reception worldwide, and issues of performance.  Read more...

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