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Harold Pinter

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English playwright, screen writer, political activist, and poet; born 1930, died 2008). He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005.

Perhaps best known for his play, The Birthday Party, and his adaptations for film of The Go-Between, and The French Lieutenant's Woman.
  • The Guardian: Harold Pinter

    Features the Michael Billington obituary of Pinter from 2008 that appeared in the Guardian newspaper.

  • Harold Pinter

    Official website for the international playwright, Harold Pinter; includes a wide range of biographical and literary resources, a guide to his politics, and information about collections of his manuscripts and papers.

  • Harold Pinter

    A collection of the Guardian's coverage of the playwright and author, including tributes, reviews and articles from their archive.

  • Harold Pinter, Playwright of the Pause

    The New York Times' obituary for the dramatist, actor, essayist, screenwriter, poet and director.

  • Harold Pinter: Independent and Critical to the Last

    An obituary and appreciation, particularly of his political stances, on the World Socialist Web Site.

  • The International Harold Pinter Society

    Dedicated to studying, celebrating, and appraising the works of the prolific and frequently enigmatic writer; includes biographical and literary resources, with details of membership, publications and activities.

  • The Nobel Prize in Literature 2005

    Includes the announcement of the award to Harold Pinter, with biographical and bibliographical notes, an interview, and the text of his acceptance lecture.

  • Obituary: Harold Pinter

    The BBC's obituary and appreciation of the influential modern dramatist and political campaigner.

  • Pinter, Harold (1930-2008)

    Offers a concise profile, with information about his film and television career, including screenplays, script-writing, and direction.

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