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The World of Samuel Beckett, 1906-1946

The World of Samuel Beckett, 1906-1946

by Lois Gordon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300074956

ISBN-13: 9780300074956

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Yale University Press

This new portrait of one of the most influential playwrights of the twentieth century challenges prevailing images of Beckett as a reclusive, self-absorbed, and disturbed man who resembled the debilitated characters he created in his most famous play, Waiting for Godot. Lois Gordon argues instead that during his first forty years Beckett was fully involved in the

Overview

This new portrait of one of the most influential playwrights of the twentieth century challenges prevailing images of Beckett as a reclusive, self-absorbed, and disturbed man who resembled the debilitated characters he created in his most famous play, Waiting for Godot. Lois Gordon argues instead that during his first forty years Beckett was fully involved in the world, responding with sensitivity and even heroism to the political and cultural turmoil around him.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300074956
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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