Harold Pinter | Critical Review by Robert L. King

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of Harold Pinter.
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SOURCE: King, Robert L. “New Plays and a Modern Master.” North American Review 287, no. 2 (March-April 2002): 45-9.

In the following review, King applauds recent productions of Pinter's One for the Road, Mountain Language, and Ashes to Ashes.

Eve Ensler's Necessary Targets, in its world premiere at Hartford Stage, opened to the thump of helicopter blades followed by the muted complaint of a siren—the sounds of conflict, the first one of violence and the second of potential relief. The lights came up on J. S., a fiftyish psychiatrist, and Melissa, a young journalist working on a book based on the stories of women victimized by war. In the comfort of the older woman's “posh living room,” the two are planning their trip to a refugee camp in Bosnia, the place where fifteen of the play's seventeen...

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