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Comedy in the seventies: A study of certain plays by Harold Pinter

A. L. Combrink
Literator | Vol 1, No 3 | a1029 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/lit.v1i3.1029 | © 1980 A. L. Combrink | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 May 1980 | Published: 10 May 1980

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A. L. Combrink,, South Africa

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Harold Pinter emerges from a survey of critical responses to his work as being at once the most praised and the most reviled of contemporary British playwrights. The present study is an attempt to shed some light on some of the problems confronting the reader of his works through approaching his plays as exemplars of the contemporary comic vision.


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