Beckett and Authority: The Uses of Cliche
  • Beckett and Authority: The Uses of Cliche
  • Beckett and Authority: The Uses of Cliche

Beckett and Authority: The Uses of Cliche

by Elizabeth Barry
     
 

This new book situates Beckett in a philosophical and literary tradition that has argued for the creative value of stupidity, a key concept in the thinking of philosophers such as Wittgenstein. It investigates the relationship between verbal cliché, revealing the strategies he used to challenge intellectual and social authority in his works.  See more details below

Overview

This new book situates Beckett in a philosophical and literary tradition that has argued for the creative value of stupidity, a key concept in the thinking of philosophers such as Wittgenstein. It investigates the relationship between verbal cliché, revealing the strategies he used to challenge intellectual and social authority in his works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230008335
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Barry is a Lecturer in English at the University of Warwick, UK.

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