Samuel Beckett

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789042031661
  • Publisher: Rodopi
  • Publication date: 10/25/2010
  • Pages: 498
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Debts
Marjorie Perloff: Beckett in the Country of the Houyhnhms: The Transformation of Swiftian Satire
Chris Ackerley: “Delite in Swynes Draf”: Husks and Lees, Sugarbeet Pulp and Roses in Samuel Beckett’s “Draff”
Doireann Lalor: “The Italianate Irishman”: The Role of Italian in Beckett’s Intratextual Multilingualism
P. J. Murphy: Reincarnations of Joyce in Beckett’s Fiction
Seán Kennedy: “First Love”: Abortion and Infanticide in Beckett and Yeats
Ashley Taggart: Maeterlinck and Beckett: Paying Lip-Service to Silence
Peter Fifield: “Accursed Progenitor!” Fin de partie and Georges Bataille
Elsa Baroghel: From Narcissistic Isolation to Sadistic Pseudocouples: Tracing the Genesis of Endgame
Shane Weller: Staging Psychoanalysis: Endgame and the Freudian Theory of the Anal-Sadistic Phase
Paul Stewart: Sexual and Aesthetic Reproduction in Malone Dies
Matthew Feldman: Beckett and Philosophy, 1928-1938
Anthony Cordingley: Samuel Beckett’s Debt to Aristotle: Cosmology, Syllogism, Space, Time
David Tucker: Towards an Analysis of Geulincx and the Ur-Watt
Julie Campbell: Bunyan and Beckett: The Legacy of Pilgrim’s Progress in Mercier and Camier
Erik Tonning: “Nor by the Eye of Flesh nor by the Other”: Fleshly, Creative and Mystical Vision in Late Beckett
Claire Lozier: Breath as Vanitas: Beckett’s Debt to a Baroque Genre
Legacies
Steven Connor: Beckett and the Loutishness of Learning
Mary Bryden: “Stuck in a Stagger”: Beckett and Cixous
Alastair Hird: “What does it Matter who is Speaking,” Someone said, “What does it Matter who is Speaking”: Beckett, Foucault, Barthes
David Addyman : Rest of Stage in Darkness: Beckett, his Directors and Place
Mark Nixon: Beckett – Frisch – Dürrenmatt
Daniel Katz: Where Now?: A Few Reflections on Beckett, Robert Smithson, and the Local
Katrin Wehling-Giorgi: “Splendid Little Pictures”: Leibnizian Terminology in the Works of Samuel Beckett and Carlo Emilio Gadda
Laura Salisbury: Art of Noise: Beckett’s Language in a Culture of Information
Bill Prosser: Beckett’s Barbouillages
Interview
Rosemary Pountney and Matthew Feldman: An Interview with Dr Rosemary Pountney
Free Space
Rodney Sharkey: Beaufret, Beckett, and Heidegger: The Question(s) of Influence
Dror Harari: Breath and the Tradition of 1960’s New Realism: Between Theatre and Art
Dan O’Hara: The Metronome of Consciousness
Natália Laranjinha: L’Écriture Aphasique de Samuel Beckett
Trish McTighe: Haptic Interfaces: The Live and the Recorded Body in Beckett’s Eh Joe on Stage and Screen
Notes on Contributors

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