Domestic ecologies : gender and domesticity in Harold Pinter's Rooms
Volz, Kirsty (2010) Domestic ecologies : gender and domesticity in Harold Pinter's Rooms. IDEA Journal, 2010, pp. 54-62.
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Harold Pinter's work opens the walls to the relatively closed rooms of domesticity. The room of the love affair, the unpredictable liaison, the cramped cluttered rooms of poverty and the disaffected. This study uses Pinter's rooms to analyse existing ideologies of gender, territory, power and domesticity. Pinter's rooms are more often than not reflections of familiar domestic spaces. This research investigates Pinter's rooms through a case study of a theatre set for one of his plays and textual analysis of selected works, developing an understanding of how Pinter's characters reflect behaviours within the domestic environment, mimicking while subverting domestic ecologies.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||The published version of this article is also freely available online via the Official URL link.|
|Keywords:||Gender and Domesticity, Theatre Set Design, Harold Pinter|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
|Divisions:||Past > Disciplines > Art & Design|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Interior Design/Interior Architecture Educators Association|
|Deposited On:||03 Jan 2012 09:53|
|Last Modified:||03 Jan 2012 09:53|
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