The Pinter Ethic: The Erotic Aesthetic, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Pinter Ethic

The Erotic Aesthetic, 1st Edition

By Penelope Prentice


568 pages | 2 Color Illus.

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"Penelope Prentice has written a penetrating vision of the Pinter mythos and entered the very human skin of the characters and plays of a profound body of work by one of the most important playwrights of our time." -- Lawrence Sacharow, OBIE Award Winner

"A refreshing approach to Pinter's technique." -- Ann C. Hall, Ph.D., President of the Harold Pinter Society, Ohio Dominican College

"Penelope prentice sees Pinter clearly and she sees him whole. Her book is an important contribution to Pinter studies." -- Michael Billington

"distinctive for its comprehensive attention to Pinter's work and its compelling argument for seeing in Pinter a positive vision of love and justice." -- Choice

"an important book [that] is likely to remain so for years…sets a standard of excellence against which all of the others will be measured." -- Cithara

About the Author

Penelope Prentice is Professor of English at D'Youville College. She is an award-winning poet and playwright whose works include Thriller, Michael Tyro, and How to Seduce Your Husband.

About the Series

Studies in Modern Drama

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PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism