There are 5 critical essays on The Caretaker.
Critical Essays on The Caretaker
Critical Essay by Robert P. Murphy
4,284 words, approx. 14 pages
In the following essay, Murphy focuses on The Caretaker, explaining the importance of attending to action indicated by the stage directions as much as to the dialogue in Pinter's plays.
Critical Essay by Valerie Minogue
2,353 words, approx. 8 pages
In the following essay, Minogue argues that reviewers of The Caretaker focused too much on Pinter's style and ignored the content of the play.
Critical Review by Sheridan Morley
992 words, approx. 3 pages
In the following review, Morley applauds a production of Pinter's The Caretaker that emphasizes the comic elements of the play.
Critical Essay by A. Alvarez
488 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review, Alvarez complains that, despite an excellent production, The Caretaker is disappointing because, in it, Pinter repeats what he has “already done better in other plays.”
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