The Birthday Party

Selected bibliography

Articles and reviews
  • Andrews, Jamie. "L'anniversaire". (The Birthday Party). Harold Pinter Archive Blog, British Library (BL), 3 March 2009. (Performance rev. of a French revival staged after Pinter's death written by the BL Curator of Modern Literary Manuscripts, who is the custodian of Pinter's Archive.)
  • Lee, Veronica. "Sheila Hancock: Harold Pinter Wasn't Like Us – He Never Went to the Pub". The Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group, 5 May 2005. Web. 7 May 2008. (Leader: "As she prepares to star in the 50th anniversary production of 'The Birthday Party', Sheila Hancock recalls the shock of seeing it for the first time and what its author was like as a young actor called Dave [David Baron]....")
  • Billington, Michael. Harold Pinter. Rev. and exp. ed. of The Life and Work of Harold Pinter. 1996; London: Faber and Faber, 2007. ISBN 0-571-19065-0 (1996 ed.). ISBN 978-0-571-23476-9 (13) (2007 paperback ed.).
  • Gussow, Mel. Conversations with Harold Pinter. London: Nick Hern Books, 1994. ISBN 1-85459-201-7. New York: Limelight, 1994. ISBN 0-87910-179-2 (10). ISBN 978-0-87910-179-4 (13). New York: Grove P, 1996. ISBN ISBN 0-8021-3467-X (10). ISBN 978-0-8021-3467-7 (13).
  • Harold Pinter: The Birthday Party, The Caretaker, The Homecoming: A Casebook. Ed. Michael Scott. Casebook Ser. General Ed. A. E. Dyson. New York: Macmillan, 1986. ISBN 0-333-35269-6 (10).
  • Hinchliffe, Arnold P. Harold Pinter. The Griffin Authors Ser. New York: St. Martin's P, 1967. LCCCN 74-80242. Twayne's English Authors Ser. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1967. LCCCN 67-12264. Rev. ed. 1967; New York: Twayne Publishers, 1981. ISBN 0-8057-6784-3 (10). ISBN 978-0-8057-6784-1 (13).
  • Merritt, Susan Hollis. Pinter in Play: Critical Strategies and the Plays of Harold Pinter. 1990; Durham and London: Duke UP, 1995. ISBN 0-8223-1674-9 (10). ISBN 978-0-8223-1674-9 (13).
  • Naismith, Bill. Harold Pinter. Faber Critical Guides. London: Faber and Faber, 2000. ISBN 0-571-19781-7 (10). ISBN 978-0-571-19781-1 (13).
  • Pinter, Harold. The Birthday Party. 15–102 in The Essential Pinter. New York: Grove P, 2006. ISBN 0-8021-4269-9 (10). ISBN 978-0-8021-4269-6 (13).
  • Pinter, Harold. 'The Birthday Party', in Pinter: Plays One. (London: Eyre Methuen, 1986). [ISBN 0-413-34650-1]
  • –––. Various Voices: Prose, Poetry, Politics 1948–2005. Rev. ed. 1998; London: Faber and Faber, 2005. ISBN 0-571-23009-1 (10). ISBN 978-0-571-23009-9 (13). (Includes "Letter to Peter Wood ... (1958)" in "On The Birthday Party I" 11–15; "Letter to the Editor of The Play's the Thing, October 1958" in "On The Birthday Party II" 16–19 and "A View of the Party" (1958) 149–50.)
Audio-visual resources
  • Jones, Rebecca, and Harold Pinter. Interview. Today. BBC Radio 4 BBC, 12 May 2008. Web. 7 April 2009. (Streaming audio [excerpts], BBC Radio Player; "extended interview" audio RealAudio Media [.ram] clip ["PINTER20080513"]. Duration of shorter, broadcast version: 3 mins., 56 secs.; duration of the extended interview: 10 mins., 19 secs. Interview with Pinter conducted by Jones on the occasion of the 50th anniversary revival at the Lyric Hammersmith, London; BBC Radio Player version was accessible for a week after first broadcast in "Listen again" on the Today website.)

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