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Beckett and Ireland

Beckett and Ireland

by Sean Kennedy
     
 

Beckett and Ireland is a volume of essays devoted exclusively to the topic of Beckett's vexed relationship with his homeland. It provides compelling evidence of the continuing relevance of Ireland to Beckett's writing long after he left for wartime France. Each essay is written by a leading Beckett scholar, and presents insights into a wide range of approaches and

Overview

Beckett and Ireland is a volume of essays devoted exclusively to the topic of Beckett's vexed relationship with his homeland. It provides compelling evidence of the continuing relevance of Ireland to Beckett's writing long after he left for wartime France. Each essay is written by a leading Beckett scholar, and presents insights into a wide range of approaches and topics. The volume offers a fresh perspective, providing a genuine step forward in the understanding and appreciation of these texts. It is essential reading for Beckettians, Modernists, and those interested in Irish writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521111805
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2010
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Seán Kennedy is Assistant Professor of English at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Canada. He has previously published essays on Samuel Beckett in The Irish University Review and Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd'hui.

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