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Author Prentice, Penelope.

Title The Pinter ethic : the erotic aesthetic / Penelope Prentice
Published New York : Garland, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (cxvi, 452 pages) : illustrations
Series Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 2237. Studies in modern drama ; vol. 3
Garland reference library of the humanities ; vol. 2237
Garland reference library of the humanities. Studies in modern drama ; v. 3
Contents Machine generated contents note: Pinter Ethic: Overview -- Harold Pinter: Biography -- Introduction: Pinter's Achievement -- Form and Innovation -- Dumb Waiter: Toward A Definition of the Pinter Ethic -- Paradigmatic Dramatization of Conflict -- Birthday Party: Choice, Action and Responsibility -- The Pinter Ethic Defined -- Room and The Revue Sketches: The Ethic in the Early Work -- Dominance and Destruction -- Slight Ache as Fulcrum: Leveling Dominant and Subservient Roles -- The Triumph of Vitality And Truth -- Night Out: Vitality Vitiated -- Hothouse: Madness and Violence -- Caretaker: Dominance and Subservience Equated -- The Human Connection -- Night School: Possible Justice Without Love -- Dwarfs: Dominance as Betrayal -- Servant: Paradigmatic Powerplays -- Collection and The Lover: Identity Gained by Deliberate Pretense -- Pumpkin Eater: Married Love and Justice -- Homecoming: Dominance, Choice and the Ethic Revised --̂
Notes Originally published: 1994
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 421-439) and indexes
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Subject Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008 -- Aesthetics.
Pinter, Harold, 1930-2008 -- Ethics.
Didactic drama, English -- History and criticism.
Ethics in literature.
Love in literature.
Sex in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203905288 (electronic bk.)
0203906527 (electronic bk.)
0815338864 (paperback; alk. paper)
0815339097 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9780203905289 (electronic bk.)
9780203906521 (electronic bk.)
9780815338864 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780815339090 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
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