Harold Pinter | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Susan Rusinko

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Harold Pinter.
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Critical Review by Susan Rusinko

SOURCE: Rusinko, Susan. Review of Collected Poems and Prose, by Harold Pinter. World Literature Today 70, no. 4 (autumn 1996): 965.

In the following review, Rusinko asserts that Collected Poems and Prose demonstrates that Pinter is an accomplished poet, as well as a dramatist.

Of the twenty-eight poems that appeared in the first collection of Harold Pinter's verse (1968), all but one, “European Revels,” constitute the majority of the poems in his latest collection [Collected Poems & Prose]. These have been added to in subsequent publications in 1978, 1986, 1991, and 1996, bringing the total number to forty-six. Three poems are published for the first time, the most recent one written in January 1995. Each expansion has also included previously published prose pieces: e.g., an elegy composed on the death of Anew McMaster—the last in a tradition of great actor-managers—with whom Pinter...

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