Get Your Premium Membership

Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter Photo
Biography | All Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Comprehensive information about poet Harold Pinter including poetry, biographical information, quotes, literary works, and more. Harold Pinter, CH, CBE (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008) was a Nobel Prize -winning English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. One of the most influential modern British dramatists, his writing career spanned more than 50 years. His best-known plays include The Birthday Party (1957), The Homecoming (1964), and Betrayal (1978), each of which he adapted for the screen. His screenplay adaptations of others' works include The Servant (1963), The Go-Between (1970), The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), The Trial (1993), and Sleuth (2007). He also directed or acted in radio, stage, television, and film productions of his own and others' works. This educational Harold Pinter resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

Poems are below...


Articles about Harold Pinter or articles that mention Harold Pinter.


Here are a few random quotes by Harold Pinter.

See also: All Harold Pinter Quotes

Quote Left Anna: I'm getting married. Stephen: Oh. Who to? Anna: William. Stephen: Ah. Have you told him? Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Iraq is just a symbol of the attitude of western democracies to the rest of the world. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left The general thrust these days is: Oh, come on, it's all in the past, nobody's interested any more, it didn't work, everyone knows what the Americans are like, but stop being naive, this is the world, there's nothing to be done about it and anyway fuck it, who cares? But let me put it this way-the dead are still looking at us, waiting for us to acknowledge our part in their murder. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment

Quote Left Good writing excites me, and makes life worth living. Quote Right
Go to Quote / Comment