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Pinter: A study of his plays (Modern Theatre Profiles) e-book

Author:

Martin Esslin

Language:

English

Category:

Fiction

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1253 kb

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Rating:

4.6

Publisher:

Eyre Methuen (1973)

Pages:

200

ISBN:

0413297306

Pinter: A study of his plays (Modern Theatre Profiles) e-book

by Martin Esslin


A respected critic's monograph on the absurdist contemporary dramatist analyzes individual plays and assesses his contribution to the art of dialogue.

book by Martin Esslin. A respected critic's monograph on the absurdist contemporary dramatist analyzes individual plays and assesses his contribution to the art of dialogue.

Pinter A Study Of His. Esslin defined the 'Theatre of the Absurd' as that which. The Theatre of the Absurd strives to express its sense of the senselessness of the human condition and the inadequacy of the rational approach by the open abandonment of rational devices and discursive thought. Esslin's definition encompassed not only Beckett's works but those of Sławomir Mrożek, Eugène Ionesco, Harold Pinter, Jean Genet, Günter Grass and Edward Albee amongst others. He began working for the BBC in 1940, serving as a producer, script writer and broadcaster.

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Pinter: A study of his plays (Modern theatre profiles): ISBN 9780413297402 (978-0-413-29740-2) Softcover, Methuen, 1977. PINTER THE PLAYWRIGHT (Modern theatre profiles). ISBN 9780413515506 (978-0-413-51550-6) Softcover, Heinemann, 1991. Find signed collectible books: 'PINTER THE PLAYWRIGHT (Modern theatre profiles)'.

Martin Julius Esslin. In his book, Theatre of the Absurd, written in 1962, he defined the "Theatre of the Absurd" as follows: The Theatre of the Absurd strives to express its sense of the senselessness of the human condition and the inadequacy of the rational approach by the open abandonment of rational devices and discursive thought. This attribute of "absurdity" was not accepted by many of the playwrights associated with this trend References.

Martin Esslin's study of Pinter's plays has become a standard work since its publication in 1970

Martin Esslin's study of Pinter's plays has become a standard work since its publication in 1970. It will certainly not be the last book on Pinter, but seems bound to remain one of the best" John Russell Taylor.

In 1961, Martin Esslin gave a name to the phenomenon in his groundbreaking study of these playwrights who dramatized the . Over four decades after its initial publication, Esslin’s landmark book has lost none of its freshness.

In 1961, Martin Esslin gave a name to the phenomenon in his groundbreaking study of these playwrights who dramatized the absurdity at the core of the human condition. The questions these dramatists raise about the struggle for meaning in a purposeless world are still as incisive and necessary today as they were when Beckett’s tramps first waited beneath a dying tree on a lonely country road for a mysterious benefactor who would never show.

In 1961, Martin Esslin gave a name to the phenomenon in his groundbreaking study of these playwrights who dramatized . Then read a bunch of the plays. Re-reading the expanded version took me back to those plays, which still hold up brilliantly. Over four decades after its initial publication, Esslin's landmark book has lost none of its freshness. The questions these dramatists raise about the struggle for meaning in a purposeless world are still as incisive and necessary today as they were when Beckett's tramps first waited beneath a dying tree on a lonely country road for a mysterious benefactor who would never show.

A respected critic's monograph on the absurdist contemporary dramatist analyzes individual plays and assesses his contribution to the art of dialogue

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