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 (pĭn′tər), Harold 1930-2008.
British playwright, screenwriter, and director whose plays, including The Birthday Party (1958) and The Dumb Waiter (1960), create an atmosphere of menace. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 2005.

Pin′ter·esque′ (-ĕsk′) adj.


(Biography) Harold. 1930–2008, English dramatist. His plays, such as The Caretaker (1959), The Homecoming (1964), No Man's Land (1974), Moonlight (1993), and Celebration (2000), are noted for their equivocal and halting dialogue: Nobel prize for literature 2005
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Harold, born 1930, English playwright.
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Noun1.Pinter - English dramatist whose plays are characterized by silences and the use of inaction (born in 1930)
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Charity English PEN, the founding centre of a global literary network that works to defend and promote freedom of expression and to remove barriers to literature, announced on Thursday that the winner of the PEN Pinter Prize 2017 is poet and academic Michael Longley CBE.
MARGARET Atwood has been awarded the 2016 PEN Pinter Prize, following in the footsteps of winners including Salman Rushdie, Tom Stoppard and Carol Ann Duffy.
A playwright, poet, actor, director, political activist, and the winner of Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, Harold Pinter has become a focus of global criticism.
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The Other Room at Porter's Bar in Cardiff They are two of the 20th century's most celebrated playwrights and now the dramas of Pinter and Beckett are to feature on a double bill - at a Cardiff pub.
Very little, if any, critical attention has been paid to the poetry of Harold Pinter (1930-2008), the Nobel Prize winner chiefly noted as a dramatist.
Part 2, "Pinter in Italy," includes: Nick Ceramella, '"Silence Symphony' Conducted by Pinter and Eduardo, Two World Theatre Maestri" (31-52); Pia Vittoria Colombo, "The Italian Anatomy of Pinter: With their Pinter's Anatomy, Italian Contemporary Playwrights ricci/forte Pay Their Dues to the British Nobel Laureate" (53-66); Eve Marine Dauvergne, "An International Approach to A Slight Ache" (67-74).
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Offering surprising research results along with the expected, editor Tomaz Onic spotlights award-winning author Harold Pinter (1930-2008) citing him as among the most influential and prominent intellectuals of the twentieth century.
Rachel Weisz, Craig's wife in the real world, and Rare Spall, both superb, claim much of the stage time as the adulterous lovers in this enigmatic 1978 play that Harold Pinter based on one of his own extramarital affairs.
Playwright, director, actor, poet and political activist Harold Pinter was born in East London in 1930.