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Inhaltsangabe: Pinter in Play provides a survey of diverse readings of the Harold Pinter canon organized around and presented in terms of the major critical schools of the past twenty-five years, from New Criticism to deconstruction to poststructuralism. Reflecting on the cultural, personal, sociological, and philosophical contexts of these diverse critical perspectives and the critics who express them, this book is equally about the act or the art of literary criticism and itself an important work of literary criticism. Drawing on interviews with Pinter scholars, Susan Hollis Merritt shows how critics "play" with Pinter and thereby seriously enforce personal, professional, and political affiliations. Cutting across traditional academic and nonacademic boundaries, Merritt argues that greater cooperation and collaboration among critics can resolve conflicts, promote greater social equity, and foster ameliorative critical and cultural change.
Review: "An original and important book relevant to current general interests in literary theory and the problems of interpretation as well as to Pinter scholarship and criticism. Merritt has produced a work of ‘metacriticism’ that I would expect to remain of permanent value. Her knowledge of Pinter scripts, performances of them, and of Pinter critics and reviewers is vast, and parallel to her demonstrations of changes in critical strategies and perspectives, she evokes a sense of the changes Pinter has gone through as a playwright."—Michael Steig, Simon Fraser University
Titel: Pinter in Play: Critical Strategies and the ...
Verlag: Duke University Press
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Duke University Press, 1990. Buchzustand: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP58153024
Buchbeschreibung Duke University Press, 1990. Buchzustand: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP95947057
Buchbeschreibung Duke Univ Pr, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., 1990. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. First Edition. Tight, clean copy in bright dust jacket. A great book on plays by Pinter. 343 pp. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 4999293
Buchbeschreibung Duke University Press, 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0822310406
Buchbeschreibung Duke Univ Pr (Tx), 1990. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0822310406