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Affirming the Absurd in Harold Pinter
     

Affirming the Absurd in Harold Pinter

by Jane Wong Yeang Chui
 

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Using Martin Esslin's "invention" - the Theatre of the Absurd - to examine Pinter's works, Wong brings the complexities and intricacies of the plays to the forefront, provoking readers and audiences to reconsider and problematize more conventional studies of his plays.

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Using Martin Esslin's "invention" - the Theatre of the Absurd - to examine Pinter's works, Wong brings the complexities and intricacies of the plays to the forefront, provoking readers and audiences to reconsider and problematize more conventional studies of his plays.

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"By drawing out multidimensional implications, [Chui] foregrounds positive elements often neglected in Pinter studies and helps widen perception of Pinter's work. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty." - CHOICE

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781137345349
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
05/21/2013
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
103
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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Jane Wong Yeang Chui is Assistant Professor at Nanyang University, Singapore

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