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Pinter, Harold 1930-2008

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The homecoming by Harold Pinter( Book )

207 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play was first produced in London in 1965, and in New York City in 1967. In it, Teddy, a professor of philosophy who lives in America, brings his wife Ruth to England to visit his family, whom she has never met. His father, a widower, and two brothers, a pimp and a boxer, convince Ruth to remain with them and to enter a life of prostitution. Teddy returns to America alone. Pinter's very high talent manages to make the situation believable
The birthday party and The room by Harold Pinter( Book )

40 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The Birthday Party, a musician escapes to a dilapidated boarding house, where he falls victim to the shadowy, ritualized violence of two men who have followed him from his sinister past. In The Room, a derelict boarding house again becomes the scene of a visitation from the past when a blind man suddenly arrives to deliver a mysterious message
Betrayal by Harold Pinter( Book )

94 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two years after their affair has ended, Emma and Jerry--her husband's best friend--meet and reflect on their illicit relationship
Old times by Harold Pinter( Book )

95 editions published between 1873 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 2,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged couple entertain a friend they have not seen for two decades in Pinter's play first presented in London's West End in June, 1971
The caretaker ; and the dumb waiter : two plays by Harold Pinter( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 2003 in English and held by 1,928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In all of Pinter's plays, seemingly ordinary events become charged with profound, if elusive, meaning, haunting pathos, and wild comedy. In The Caretaker, a tramp finds lodging in the derelict house of two brothers; in The Dumb Waiter, a pair of gunmen wait for the kill in a decayed lodging house
Wit by Mike Nichols( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vivian Bearing (Emma Thompson) es una prestigiosa profesora universitaria que imparte un curso de poesía anglosajona. Un día, le diagnostican un cáncer terminal y descubre que le queda poco tiempo de vida. A partir de ese momento, el amor y la compasión adquieren para ella un nuevo y dramático sentido
No man's land by Harold Pinter( Book )

90 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harold Pinter's latest full-length play is set against the decayed elegance of a house in London's Hampstead Heath. Two men face each other over a drink. Do they know each other, or is each performing an elaborate charade of recognition? The ambiguity--and the comedy--intensify with the arrival of two younger men, the one ostensibly a manservant, the other a male secretary. All four inhabit a no man's land between time present and time remembered, between reality and imagination--a territory which Pinter explores with his characteristic mixture of biting wit, aggression, and anarchic sexuality that has continually made his plays masterpieces of the modern theater [Publisher description]
The French lieutenant's woman by Karel Reisz( Visual )

104 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 1,646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two film actors involved in a tumultuous affair portray Victorian lovers. The skilful interweaving of these two love stories - one period, one contemporary - yields a fascinating insight into the passion and mystery that can pull two people together ... and just as easily tear them apart. The Victorian story involves a woman, ostracized by society and abandoned by her French lieutenant lover, who fascinates a man who resolves to unravel the mystery of her clandestine past
Landscape and Silence by Harold Pinter( Book )

57 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mansfield Park by Iain B MacDonald( Visual )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Fanny Price, a poor relation, and her upbringing at Mansfield Park, the magnificent country residence of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram and his family
Other places : three plays by Harold Pinter( Book )

40 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victoria Station: Humorous exchange between a lost taxi driver and a dispatcher. 2 men, 1 setting
The birthday party by Harold Pinter( Book )

221 editions published between 1958 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stanley Webber is visited in his boarding house by two strangers, Goldberg and McCann. An innocent seeming birthday party for Stanley turns into a nightmare
Five screenplays by Harold Pinter( Book )

51 editions published between 1970 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hothouse : a play by Harold Pinter( Book )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A black comedy set in a government-run mental institution, The Hothouse revolves around a sinister murder plot hatched against a backdrop of corruption, sexual favors, and hopeless bureaucratic ineptitude. Beneath the surface comedy there are frightening implications concerning a bureaucracy ostensibly dedicated to humanitarian concerns, but where people are referred to by numbers and forgotten as easily as troublesome figures on a balance sheet. Written in 1958, The Hothouse was first performed at London's Hampstead Theatre in April, 1980, in a production directed by Pinter himself."--Jacket
Three plays : a slight ache, The collection [and] The dwarfs by Harold Pinter( Book )

11 editions published between 1962 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A SLIGHT ACHE is set in an English country garden. A couple invites in an old matchseller. Both husband and wife have bizarre "conversations" with the silent old man. THE COLLECTION is a story of the relations between two couples, one homosexual and the other heterosexual. THE DWARFS is a radio play
The Proust screenplay : À la recherche du temps perdu by Harold Pinter( Book )

47 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and French and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early 1970s Harold Pinter joined forces with director Joseph Losey and Proust scholar Barbara Bray to develop a screenplay of Proust's masterpiece, Remembrance of Things Past. Pinter took more than a year to conceive and write the screenplay and called the experience "the best working year of my life." Although never produced, Harold Pinter's The Proust Screenplay is considered one of the greatest adaptations for the cinema ever written. With fidelity to Proust's text, the screenplay is an extraordinary re-creation by one of the leading playwrights of our time. It is, in its way, a unique collaboration between two extraordinary writers united across more than half a century and two different cultures by a special concern for time and memory
The tailor of Panama by John Boorman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, an ex-con turned tailor to the rich and infamous, is married to Louisa, who is smart and sexy. Andy is a suave and ruthless British spy, who had best come through this time, who forces Harry to eavesdrop on the powerful politicians he clothes. Harry's talent for storytelling is not only taken as truth, but sets off a series of events that threatens to destroy everything most important in his life
The dwarfs : a novel by Harold Pinter( Book )

43 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,011 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in postwar Britain, the novel describes the intertwined lives and concerns of four young Londoners
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

47 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training centre. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Pinter at sixty by Katherine H Burkman( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bintar, Hārūld

Bintar, Hārūld 1930-2008

Harold Pinter angielski dramaturg, pisarz, reżyser teatralny i scenarzysta

Harold Pinter anglický herec a režisér

Harold Pinter angol drámaíró, költő, forgatókönyvíró, színész, rendező, polgárjogi aktivista

Harold Pinter Britaniko a mannurat, dramaturgo, ken direktor ti teatro ken pelikula

Harold Pinter Brits acteur

Harold Pinter drammaturgo, attore teatrale e regista teatrale britannico

Harold Pinter écrivain, dramaturge et metteur en scène britannique

Harold Pinter englischer Theaterautor und Regisseur, Literaturnobelpreisträger

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Пинтер, Гарольд

Пинтер, Гарольд 1930-2008

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بينتر، هارولد، 1930-2008

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핀터, 해럴드 1930-

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The birthday party and The roomBetrayalOld timesThe caretaker ; and the dumb waiter : two playsNo man's landOther places : three playsThe birthday partyFive screenplays