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Author Taylor-Batty, Mark, 1966- author.

Title The theatre of Harold Pinter / Mark Taylor-Batty.

Publication Info. London, England ; New York, New York : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (316 pages) : illustrations, tables.
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Series Critical Companions
Critical companions (London, England)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 6, 2014).
Contents FC; Half title; In the same series from Bloomsbury Methuen Drama; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Invasions and Oppressions; Awkward Investments in Enclosed Spaces: The Room, The Birthday Party, The Dumb Waiter, The Hothouse; The Stranger on the Threshold: A Slight Ache, The Caretaker; 2 The Company of Men and the Place of Women; The Male Church: The Dwarfs; Untenable Archetypes: A Night Out, Night School, The Collection, Tea Party; Negotiations and Contracts: The Lover, The Homecoming; 3 Present Continuous, Past Perfect.
Contours and Shadows: Landscape, Silence, Old TimesA Foreign Country: No Man's Land; 4 The Impossible Family; Exiled: Monologue, Betrayal; Other Places: Victoria Station, Family Voices, A Kind of Alaska, Moonlight; Family Under Threat: One for the Road, Mountain Language, Party Time, Celebration; 5 Politics and the Artist as Citizen; Anger and All That: The Birthday Party, The Dumb Waiter, The Hothouse; Art, Truth and Politics: The Nobel Lecture, Precisely, The New World Order, Press Conference, Celebration; The Fist and the Kiss: Ashes to Ashes; 6 Some Concluding Remarks.
7 Critical and Performance PerspectivesThe Curse of Pinter Harry Burton; 'Who the Hell's That?': Pinter's Memory Plays of the 1970s Chris Megson; Revisiting Pinter's Women : One for the Road (1984), Mountain Language (1988) and Part y Time (1991) Ann C. Hall; Pinter's Political Dramas: Staging Neoliberal Discourse and Authoritarianism Basil Chiasson; Chronology; Notes; Bibliography; Notes on Contributors; Index.
Summary The plays of the late Nobel laureate Harold Pinter have formed part of the canon of world theatre since the 1960s. Frequently revived on the professional stage, and studied on almost every Theatre Studies course, his importance and influence is hard to overestimate. This Critical Companion offers an assessment of Pinter''s entire body of work for the stage, appraising his skill as a dramatist and considering his impact and legacy. Through a clear focus on issues of theatricality and the effect of the plays in performance The Theatre of Harold Pinter considers Pinter''s chief narrative concer.
Subject Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Greig, David -- Criticism and interpretation.
Greig, David. (OCoLC)fst01913919
Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008. (OCoLC)fst01732308
Literary studies: plays & playwrights.
DRAMA -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Print version: Taylor-Batty, Mark. Theatre of Harold Pinter. London, England ; New York, New York : Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, ©2014 viii, 305 pages Critical companions (Methuen Drama) 9781408175309
ISBN 9781408175330 (e-book)
1408175339 (e-book)
9781408175323 (Electronic book (EPUB format)
1408175320 (Electronic book (EPUB format)
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