Harold Pinter

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THROUGH HAROLD PINTER ON JOSEPH LOSEY: THE SERVANT

by Claudia Siefen-Leitich

Something begins to crackle – sexual tension has already altered the so much established order of things. Those things don’t get any better when Barrett’s alleged sister, Vera (Sarah Miles) moves in and seduces Tony who will then find her in bed with his alleged brother. But Vera and Barrett are just lovers. Disconcerted, Tony fires Barrett on the spot only to accept him back a while later – not as his servant any longer. After having first upset and then demolished the social and sexual divisions Tony and Susan hid behind, Barrett now seems to be the master of the house.

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