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Pinter at Sixty : Drama and Performance Studies - Katherine H. Burkman

Pinter at Sixty

Drama and Performance Studies

Paperback Published: 22nd September 1993
ISBN: 9780253208118
Number Of Pages: 219

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..". insights and expertise which all together furnish a useful addition to Pinter studies." -- Modern Language Review

Essays by both scholars and theater artists examine the work of British playwright Harold Pinter. The essays focus on performance, politics, gender issues, interpersonal manipulation, style and language, on influence, and on the interplay between Pinter's theatrical and film-scripting careers. Illustrated.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Pinter in Rehearsal: From The Birthday Party to Mountain Languagep. 3
Producing Pinterp. 18
Harold Pinter's Theatre of Crueltyp. 27
Harold Pinter's The Hothouse: A Parable of the Holocaustp. 37
Disjuncture as Theatrical and Postmodern Practice in Griselda Gambaro's The Camp and Harold Pinter's Mountain Languagep. 49
The Outsider in Pinter and Havelp. 64
The Betrayal of Facts: Pinter and Duras beyond Adaptationp. 79
Image and Attention in Harold Pinterp. 90
Pinter and the Ethos of Minimalismp. 100
Chekhov, Beckett, Pinter: The St(r)ain upon the Silencep. 111
"That first last look..."p. 125
A Rose by any other name: Pinter and Shakespearep. 129
From Novel to Film: Harold Pinter's Adaptation of The Trialp. 137
"I am powerful...and I am only the lowest doorkeeper": Power Play in Kafka's The Trial and Pinter's Victoria Stationp. 149
Art Objects as Metaphors in the Filmscripts of Harold Pinterp. 163
Pinter and Bowen: The Heat of the Dayp. 173
Portrait of Deborah: A Kind of Alaskap. 185
Deborah's Homecoming in A Kind of Alaska: An Afterwordp. 193
Works Citedp. 201
Contributorsp. 209
Indexp. 213
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ISBN: 9780253208118
ISBN-10: 0253208114
Series: Drama and Performance Studies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 219
Published: 22nd September 1993
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.45 x 13.31  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.39

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