The Birthday Party Summary
Harold Pinter

Everything you need to understand or teach The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter.

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The Birthday Party Summary

Harold Pinter's The Birthday Party, was the playwright's first commercially-produced, full-length play. He began writing the work after acting in a theatrical tour, during which, in Eastbourne, England, he had lived in "filthy insane digs." There he became acquainted with "a great bulging scrag of a woman" and a man who stayed in the seedy place. The flophouse became the model for the rundown boarding house of the play and the woman and...

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