Forgot your password?  

Critical Essay | Critical Essay by John M. Warner

This literature criticism consists of approximately 19 pages of analysis & critique of Critical Essay by John M. Warner.
This section contains 5,543 words
(approx. 19 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by John M. Warner - Critical Essay by John M. Warner

Critical Essay by John M. Warner

SOURCE: “The Epistemological Quest in Pinter's The Homecoming,” in Contemporary Literature, Vol. 11, No. 3, Summer, 1970, pp. 340-53.

In the following essay, Warner argues that The Homecoming asks the audience to reevaluate their expectations and values.

No one denied the brilliance of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of The Homecoming when it was first produced in London in 1965 or later in New York in 1967. Harold Pinter's mysterious play elicited, however, responses that ranged from bafflement to outrage. One English critic found the key to the meaning of the play in the chance remark of a member of the audience that the characters all “behaved like animals.” Ronald Bryden concedes that Pinter “has written a stylish entertainment, but not much more. All that remains is a flavour. Still, it...

(read more)

This section contains 5,543 words
(approx. 19 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Critical Essay by John M. Warner - Critical Essay by John M. Warner
Follow Us on Facebook