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Harold Pinter

Playwright (10-Oct-1930 — 24-Dec-2008)


Michael Anderson. Anger and Detachment: A Study of Arden, Osborne, and Pinter. Pitman. 1976. 127pp.

John Russell Brown. Theatre Language: A Study of Arden, Osborne, Pinter and Wesker. Allen Lane / The Penguin Press. 1972. 260pp.

Steven H. Gale (editor). The Films of Harold Pinter. SUNY Press. 2001. 188pp.

Ann C. Hall. A Kind of Alaska: Women in the Plays of O'Neill, Pinter, and Shepard. Southern Illinois University Press. 1993. 146pp.

Arnold P. Hinchliffe. Harold Pinter. Twayne. 1967.

Leslie Kane (editor). The Art of Crime: The Plays and Film of Harold Pinter and David Mamet. Taylor and Francis/Routledge. 2004. 256pp. Essays.

Yoseph Milman. Opacity in the Writings of Robbe-Grillet, Pinter, and Zach: A Study in the Poetics of Absurd Literature. Edwin Mellen Press. 1992. 152pp.

Yael Zarhy-Levo. The Theatrical Critic as Cultural Agent: Constructing Pinter, Orton and Stoppard as Absurdist Playwrights. Peter Lang. 2001. 158pp.


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  8. New York Times Obituary [link]

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  10. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.602)

  11. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.561)

  12. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1164)

  13. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.508)

  14. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.189)

  15. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1117)

  16. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.425)

  17. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.396)

  18. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.1137-41)

  19. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.683)

  20. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.806)

  21. The International Who's Who 2001 (p.1223)

  22. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.397)

  23. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.99)

  24. The Reader's Encyclopedia of World Drama (p.657)

  25. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.420)

  26. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.24)

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