Essays Tagged: "Harold Pinter"

Eugene Ionesco et le Theatre de l'Absurde

absurde et depourvue de but. Les dramaturges, y compris Samuel Beckett, Jean Genet, Arthur Adamov, Harold Pinter et Eugene Ionesco, partageaient les memes avis pessimistes que l'humanite s'efforce va ...

(4 pages) 53 1 5.0 Jan/1993

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Theatre of the Absurd: The meaningless of human existence - How does Theatre of the Absurd use dramatic forms and stylistic features to comment on the meaningless of human existence?

comment on the human condition. Plays such as Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett), The Dumb Waiter (Harold Pinter), and The Bald Prima Donna (Eugene Ionesco) all comment on different types of the huma ...

(6 pages) 100 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

"Dreams and aspirations feature significantly in "The Caretaker." To what extent do you agree with this statement?

In Harold Pinter's The Caretaker, he tries to put forth a theory whereby dreams and aspirations can onl ...

(5 pages) 39 0 4.5 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Dumb Waiter" as an Example of the Combination of the Absurdist and Naturalistic Traditions of Theatre.

lly farcical elements to flow around it without ever lessening the sense of dread.Reference:Pinter, Harold. The Dumb Waiter. Published by Grove Press, 1960.Pinter, Harold. The Homecoming. Published by ... n, Martin. Pinter; The Playwright. Published by Metheun & Co Ltd, 1970.Scott, Michael (Editor). Harold Pinter: The Birthday Party, The Caretaker & The Homecoming - A Selection of Critical Essa ...

(10 pages) 50 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

When Theatre and Violence clash: a comparing essay on 80's and 90's drama

"Blasted" features sexual assault, homosexual rape, eye-gouging, infant cannibalism and suicide. In Harold Pinter's play "The Homecoming," the same message is delivered by means of referring to violen ... rding to Gagnier, along with other critics, staging sexual behaviour has no function within a play. Harold Pinter's play "The homecoming" however, received more positive evaluation. It has proved to b ...

(5 pages) 34 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

'The Birthday Party' by Harold Pinter

The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter is a play composed of three acts, and is set in an old boarding house, run by Meg and ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Nobel Speeches: Martin Luther King vs. Harold Pinter

Nobel Speeches: Martin Luther King vs. Harold PinterThe Nobel Prize is an international award administered every year by the Nobel Foundati ... for Peace for spear heading the civil rights movement. Another winner of this prestigious award was Harold Pinter, who won the prize for Literature in 2005. The acceptance speeches of these two men ar ... for bestowing upon me and the civil rights movement in the United States such a great honor." (King)Harold Pinter, on the other hand, is a famous play writer, who has written over twenty nine plays. R ...

(4 pages) 16 1 1.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Silence is pouring into this play like water into a sinking ship' (Samuel Beckett on Waiting for Godot). Discuss 'silence' and sub-texts in modern drama

ett; The Complete Dramatic Works (London, 1990)Chekhov, A., Chekhov: Plays (London 1993)Pinter, H., Harold Pinter: Plays 1 (London, 1991)Pinter, H. Various Voices; Poetry, Prose, Politics 1948 -1998 ( ... ys (London, 1978)Innes, C., Modern British Drama; The Twentieth Century (Cambridge, 2002)Regal, M., Harold Pinter : a question of timing (Basingstoke, 1995)

(6 pages) 13 0 3.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

‘What can be meant by living in the dark’: The Construction of Self-hood, Fantasy and Desire in Harold Pinter’s Night, Landscape and Silence

1 'What can be meant by living in the dark': The Construction of Self-hood, Fantasy and Desire in Harold Pinter's Night, Landscape and Silence This dissertation will examine Harold Pinter's plays, N ... s own, the husband can participate imaginatively and creatively in the memory world of his wife.5 1 Harold Pinter, Harold Pinter: Plays 3 (London: Faber and Faber, 1997). p. 214 2 Pinter. P.217 3 Pint ...

(34 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts