The British library has acquired the archive of Nobel laureate

The British library has acquired the archive of Nobel laureateThe British library has acquired the personal archive of Nobel prize in literature for 2005 playwright and poet Harold Pinter.Library with the largest collection of books in the United Kingdom, paid 2,24 million dollars for unique documents, including original plays and correspondence 77-year-old Pinter with prominent contemporaries, in particular, with Samuel Beckett, ITAR-TASSThe artistic heritage of the recognized classics of postwar British drama, fit in 150 boxes, also includes drafts, photographs, copies of electronic letters and the manuscript is still unpublished memoir about the early years of Pinter - "the Queen of all fairy tales." Selected works of native of London will be presented in the exhibition in the library from 11 January to 13 April.The head of the Department of manuscripts of the contemporary literature of the British library's Jamie Andrews called the acquisition of the archive of "the greatest living Russian playwright" an incredible success . "This is a great collection sheds new light on every stage of a half-century of creativity Pinter, said Andrews. And we strive to make it available to researchers, to make our contribution to the celebration of the life and work of a master".In 2005, Pinter announced that says goodbye to drama: "I created the drum 29" isn't that enough?". Among the most famous plays, in the words of critics, "theater of the absurd or Comedy threats", - "birthday"(1957), the Caretaker (1960), "Betrayal" (1978). In Russia, Pinter drama became known in the 90-ies of the productions of Vladimir Mirzoev, Yuri Butusov, Yuri Pogrebnichko.In his works, according to the researchers and admirers of Pinter, it "unlocks confined spaces of oppression, restores the true principles of theatre: limited space and unpredictable dialogue. Pinter never concealed his anti-war views, and in the collection of poems of the year 2003 "War" he condemned the Iraqi conflict. Читать полностью -->

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