CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO HAROLD PINTER, THE

CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO HAROLD PINTER, THE

The Cambridge Companion to Harold Pinter provides an introduction to one of the world’s leading and most controversial writers, whose output in many genres and roles continues to grow. Harold Pinter, winner of the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature, has written for the theatre, radio, television and screen, in addition to being a highly successful director and actor. This volume examines the wide range of Pinter’s work (including his recent play Celebration). The first section of essays places his writing within the critical and theatrical context of his time, and its reception worldwide. The Companion moves on to explore issues of performance, with essays by practitioners and writers. The third section addresses wider themes, including Pinter as celebrity, the playwright and his critics, and the political dimensions of his work. The volume offers photographs from key productions, a chronology, checklist of works and bibliography.- Contains essays by practitioners who have worked with Pinter: Sir Peter Hall (director), John Fowles (screenwriter), and Michael Pennington (actor)- Completely up to date, including his latest play Celebration- By a team of international writers
Editora: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN: 0521651239
ISBN13: 9780521651233
Edição: 1ª Edição - 2001
Número de Páginas: 292
Acabamento: HARDCOVER
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