Beckett Re-Membered: After the Centenary

Beckett Re-Membered: After the Centenary

by James Carney
     
 

Beckett Re-Membered showcases some of the most recent scholarship on the Irish novelist, poet, and playwright, Samuel Beckett. As well as essays on Beckett's literary output, it contains a section on the philosophical dimension of his work - an important addition, given the profound impact Beckett has had on European philosophy. Rather than attempting to

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Beckett Re-Membered showcases some of the most recent scholarship on the Irish novelist, poet, and playwright, Samuel Beckett. As well as essays on Beckett's literary output, it contains a section on the philosophical dimension of his work - an important addition, given the profound impact Beckett has had on European philosophy. Rather than attempting to circumscribe Beckett scholarship by advocating a theoretical position or thematic focus, Beckett Re-Membered reflects the exciting and diverse range of critical interventions that Beckett studies continues to generate. In the nineteen essays that comprise this volume, every major articulation of Beckett's work is addressed, with the result that that it offers an unusually comprehensive survey of its target author. Beckett Re-Membered will appeal to any reader who is interested in provocative responses to one of the twentieth century's most important European writers.

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ISBN-13:
9781443835008
Publisher:
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
285

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