Harold Pinter: Stages, Networks, Collaborations 9781350133655, 9781350104365, 9781350082946, 9781350055452, 9781472598660, 9781474281690

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Harold Pinter: Stages, Networks, Collaborations
 9781350133655, 9781350104365, 9781350082946, 9781350055452, 9781472598660, 9781474281690

Table of contents :
Part One: (Re)situating Pinter, Critical Orientations


1 Pinter's Modernism(s) Revisited: A Drama Reliant upon Prose
Basil Chiasson (Western University, Canada)


2 The Theatre of the Absurd as Professional Network in Harold Pinter's Early Career
Harry Derbyshire (University of Greenwich, UK)


3 The Elite Pinter and the Pinter Elite
James Hudson (University of Lincoln, UK)


4 'Too Much of a Modern?' Pinter's Jewishness
Eckart Voigts (TU Braunschweig, Germany)


5 Pinter's Connections with the Middle East
Ibrahim Yerebakan (Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey)


Part Two: Pinter as Playwright, Playwrights and Pinter


6 'An insistence in my mind': Pinter's Writing Ethic
Steve Waters (University of East Anglia, UK)


7 Beyond the Mainstage: Harold Pinter at the Royal Shakespeare Company
Catriona Fallow (Queen Mary University of London, UK)


8 Theatre's Dark Matter: Pinter's 'Staging' of Systemic Violence and its Influence in Contemporary British Theatre
Alex Watson (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK)


9 Faith, Telos and Failure: Pinter, Butterworth, Kelly
David Pattie (University of Birmingham, UK)


10 The Crimpesque: Pinter's Legacy in the Theatre of Martin Crimp
Maria Elena Capitani (University of Parma, Italy)


Part Three: Conversations with Collaborators


11 Interviews

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