Samuel Beckett's Plays on Film and Television / Edition 1

Samuel Beckett's Plays on Film and Television / Edition 1

by G. Herren
     
 

ISBN-10: 140397795X

ISBN-13: 9781403977953

Pub. Date: 08/10/2007

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This is the first book devoted Beckett's innovative work for the big- and small-screens. Herren examines each of Beckett's film and television plays in depth, emphasizing the central role that memory plays in these haunting works.  See more details below

Overview

This is the first book devoted Beckett's innovative work for the big- and small-screens. Herren examines each of Beckett's film and television plays in depth, emphasizing the central role that memory plays in these haunting works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403977953
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
08/10/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
217
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The Art of Memory and the Memory of Art in Beckett's Telegies Slouching Toward Television: Beckett's Apprenticeship in Mechanical Media 'The best's to come': Suicidal Fantasy in Eh Joe Echo Chamber: Patterns of Resistance in Ghost Trio Unclouded Judgment: Beckett's Telegiac Revision of Yeats in 'but the clouds' 'Mime the Gap': Beckett's Deviation in Quadrat 1 + 2 Beckettian Televangelism in Nacht und Träume Re-Visionary Beckett: Past and Future Challenges for Screen Adaptations

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