Collected Poems and Prose

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An essential collection for any admirer of Harold Pinter, this brand-new, updated edition of his own selection of his poems and prose includes three never-before-published pieces, the most recent of which he wrote in January 1995. Included are love poems, political diatribes, short stories, character portraits. Some are intimately connected with the plays; others are intriguingly allusive; and all of them share Pinter's lean, taut, and sometimes jarringly original use of ...
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Overview

An essential collection for any admirer of Harold Pinter, this brand-new, updated edition of his own selection of his poems and prose includes three never-before-published pieces, the most recent of which he wrote in January 1995. Included are love poems, political diatribes, short stories, character portraits. Some are intimately connected with the plays; others are intriguingly allusive; and all of them share Pinter's lean, taut, and sometimes jarringly original use of language.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802134349
  • Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/28/1995
  • Series: Pinter, Harold Series
  • Edition description: 1st Grove Press ed
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents

New Year in the Midlands 1
The Midget 3
Christmas 4
Chandeliers and Shadows 5
Hampstead Heath 7
I shall tear off my Terrible Cap 9
A Glass at Midnight 10
Book of Mirrors 11
The Islands of Aran seen from the Moher Cliffs 13
The Drama in April 14
Jig 15
The Anaesthetist's Pin 16
Camera Snaps 17
You in the Night 18
The Second Visit 19
Stranger 21
A Walk by Waiting 23
Poem (I walked one morning) 24
The Task 26
The Error of Alarm 28
Daylight 29
Afternoon 30
A View of the Party 32
The Table 35
Poem (Always where you are) 37
All of That 38
Poem (they kissed I turned they stared) 39
Later 40
Poem (and all the others) 41
Paris 42
I know the place 42
Message 43
The Doing So 44
Denmark Hill 45
Joseph Brearley 1909-1977 46
The Ventiloquists 47
Poem (the lights glow) 48
Ghost 49
Before They Fall 50
Poem (I saw Len Hutton in his prime) 51
Restaurant 51
It Is Here 52
Poem (This man has a nose and two eyes) 53
American Football 55
God 56
Poem (Don't Look) 57
Kullus 61
The Black and White 67
The Examination 71
Tea Party 79
Mac 87
Hutton and the Past 97
The Coast 107
Problem 107
Lola 111
Arthur Wellard 115
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