Beckett and Decay

Beckett and Decay

by Kathryn White


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441115126
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/22/2011
Series: Continuum Literary Studies , #180
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Kathryn White is Part Time Lecturer at the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.

Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsIntroduction Part I: Physical Decay 1. The Body Infirm 2. Old Age: The Dictatorship of Time 3. The Decaying Landscape 4. Moribund Man: Beckett and Death Part II: Mental Decline and Spiritual Attrition 5. The Trap of Memory 6. Tired Minds 7. Perceptions of Insanity 8. ‘I can't go on, I'll go on': The Ebbing Spirit Part III: Death of the Word 9. Minimalism and Reductionism: Advancing Towards Lessness 10. Dramaticuls11.The Miniaturist of the Word: The Shorter Prose 12. Voices, Ghosts, Silence: Into Nothingness Conclusion Bibliography Index

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