Harold Pinter (Modern Writers)

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9780050027073: Harold Pinter (Modern Writers)

Harold Pinter is one of the most important writers in English of the late twentieth century and early twenty-first century. This brief biography offers fresh insights into his life and work, concentrating on the themes, patterns, relationships, ideas and language common to his life and creative output. Placing Pinters life and work alongside each other, the study illuminates Pinters vision of society, politics, gender, sex, violence and human relationships. Drawing upon the full-range of his output, his letters, journalism, writings about him, Baker combines a biographical approach with close (re)readings of his work to create a fresh perspective on his life and art. The book offers students, academics and readers a rich depiction of Harold Pinter, the man and the writer.

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"The book is clearly written, with several original insights into Pinter's output...a sound introduction to an endlessly fascinating writer" The Stage, 18 June 2009--Sanford Lakoff

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William Baker is Distinguished Research Professor, Department of English and University Libraries, at Northern Illinois University, USA. He is the author/editor of numerous books and his The Letters of Wilkie Collins was honoured by Choice as one of the year's most outstanding books (2006 and 2000).

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Baker, William; Tabachnick, S.
Published by Oliver & Boyd (1973)
ISBN 10: 0050027077 ISBN 13: 9780050027073
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