Historical Who is Who

PINTER, Harold

1930 - 2008
United Kingdom
LITERATURE

 

Writer, playright and film maker, sensitively observant of ordinary verbal exchanges and able to use this to convey a sense of underlying seriousness of human concern – often ominous. From an East End of London Ashkenazi Jewish background, he had a strong sense of moral outrage especially against war and its political perpetrators.

Video

Nobel lecture (47 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PH96tuRA3L0

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