Rethinking Beckett : A Collection of Critical Essays

Rethinking Beckett : A Collection of Critical Essays

by Lance St John Butler
     
 
Do we take Beckett seriously enough? This study starts from the assumption that we do not, and that this arises from an unwillingness to face up to the central philosophical issues implicit in his work. By associating Samuel Beckett with the philosophy of Heidegger, Sartre, and more experimentally, Hegel, this study attempts to illuminate Beckett with the help of

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Do we take Beckett seriously enough? This study starts from the assumption that we do not, and that this arises from an unwillingness to face up to the central philosophical issues implicit in his work. By associating Samuel Beckett with the philosophy of Heidegger, Sartre, and more experimentally, Hegel, this study attempts to illuminate Beckett with the help of these philosophers, on the assumption that his work offers objective correlatives of their central insights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312035945
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
02/01/1990
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
5.73(w) x 8.83(h) x 0.71(d)

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