About Pinter by Mark Batty
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About Pinter
By Mark Batty

About Pinter

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About Pinter by Mark Batty

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In About Pinter, Mark Batty provides a critical study of the work of Harold Pinter, one of our most successful living dramatists. He has compiled a wide-range of material which gives equal emphasis to the study and context of Pinter's writing and the experiences of the theatre practitioners who bring his plays to the stage. Pinter's own responses to his artistic output are gathered, from his first interview in 1959 to the latest interview carried out especially for this book in 2004. From amongst Pinter's collaborators, Clive Donner, Lindsay Duncan, Gari Jones, Peter Hall, David Leveaux, Joseph Losey, Tom Rand and Lia Williams all offer reflection on his work as a writer, actor and director. This stimulating collection of interviews provides a complete guide to Pinter, his work for stage and screen, and his political outlook. 'The strong point of the books in this series is the distinctive voices of the writers, their attitudes and how these are reflected in their plays. Smart chronologies and brief annotated bibliographies give the books a student-friendly feel, and all are readable and jargon free.'Aleks Sierz, Times Higher Education Supplement

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780571220052
ISBN-10: 0571220053
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 128mm x 18mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Mark Batty

Mark Batty is a lecturer in Theatre Studies at the Workshop Theatre, University of Leeds, and researches Twentieth Century drama, translation for the stage and the history of the stage director. He is the author of Writers and their Work: Harold Pinter (Northcote House, 2001) and has published articles on the work of Pinter and Beckett.

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