Harold Hobson

Standard Name: Hobson, Harold

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Literary responses Samuel Beckett
Reviews by Harold Hobson and Kenneth Tynan were instrumental in the sensation created by this play in Britain.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
It established Beckett as a major figure in the Theatre of the Absurd.
Brownstone, David, and Irene Franck. Timelines of the Arts and Literature. HarperCollins, 1994.
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Literary responses Harold Pinter
This extraordinary play attracted immediate attention: Pinter was approached by an agent, Jimmy Wax . The National Student Drama Festival of 1957 put on a production which was enthusiastically reviewed by Harold Hobson , and...
Literary responses Harold Pinter
Most reviewers of the premiere were both offended and contemptuous; they seemed annoyed or angered by Pinter's refusal to spell out who precisely his twin abductors represented.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
The play was seen as absurdist, not as...
Literary responses Muriel Spark
The London theatre critics were scathing, with only two exceptions (though one of these, Harold Hobson , carried a lot of weight). Pamela Hansford Johnson trounced the play on the BBC 's radio programme The...

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