Historicising Beckett / Issues of Performance: Beckett dans l'histoire / En jouant Beckett

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”…a worthy addition…” in: The Beckett Circle – Le Cercle de Beckett, spring 2006
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789042017672
  • Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Series: Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd'hui Series
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: “Historicising Beckett”
Seán KENNEDY: Introduction to “Historicising Beckett”
Sinéad MOONEY: Kicking against the Thermolaters: Beckett’s “Recent Irish Poetry”
David A. HATCH: Beckett in Transition: Three Dialogues, Little Magazines, and Post-War Parisian Aesthetic Debate
Rina KIM: Severing Connections with Ireland: Women and the Irish Free State in Beckett’s Writing
Patrick BIXBY: Watt Kind of Man are you? Beckettian Anthropology, Cultural Authenticity, and Irish Identity
Mark QUIGLEY: Unnaming the Subject: Samuel Beckett and Colonial Alterity
James MCNAUGHTON: Beckett, German Fascism, and History: The Futility of Protest
Seán KENNEDY: Cultural Memory in Mercier and Camier: The Fate of Noel Lemass
PART 2: Performing Beckett
Takeshi KAWASHIMA: The Resistance of Seeing in Beckett’s Drama: Self-Perception and Becoming Imperceptible
Antje DIEDRICH: Performance as Rehearsal: George Tabori’s Staging of Beckett’s Waiting for Godot and Endgame
Julie CAMPBELL: The Entrapment of the Female Body in Beckett’s Plays in Relation to Jung’s Third Tavistock Lecture
Dimitri SOENEN : La résistance des restes : l’appartenance ‘médiatique’ des ‘Shorter Plays’
Angela MOORJANI: Directing or In-Directing Beckett: Or What Is Wrong with Catastrophe’s Director?
Christina ADAMOU: What Where Revisited: Answering the Question
Juliette Taylor: “Pidgin Bullskritt”: The Performance of France in Beckett’s Trilogy
Thomas MANSELL: Different Music: Beckett’s Theatrical Conduct
Catherine LAWS: Beckett and Kurtág.
PART 3: The Child in Beckett’s Work
Daniela CASELLI: Introduction
Stephen THOMSON: “It’s not my Fault Sir”: The Child, Presence and Stage Space in Beckett’s Theatre
Daniela CASELLI: Tiny Little Things in Beckett’s Company
Jonathan BIGNELL: How to Watch Television? Pedagogy and Paedocracy in Beckett’s Television Plays
PART 4: Free Space
Diane LÜSCHER-MORATA: “It is not me”. From a refusal to speak of oneself to X, “paradigm of human kind”
Spyridoula ATHANASOPOULOU-KYPRIOU: Not I and/or the Art of Living
Geoff HAMILTON: Annihilating all that’s made. Beckett’s Molloy and The Pastoral Tradition
Matthew James VECHINSKI: “I could not cling to it”: Potentiality in L’Innommable and The Unnamable – A Dual-Language Study
Davyd MELNYK: Never Been Properly Jung.
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