Beckett and Ethics

Beckett and Ethics

by Russell Smith (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441151179
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/22/2011
Series: Continuum Literary Studies , #181
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.42(d)

About the Author

Russell Smith is Lecturer in English at the Australian National University, Australia.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Russell Smith 1.‘We have our being in justice': Critical Theory, Abstraction and Beckett's ‘Ethics', David Cunningham (University of Westminster) 2. A ‘suitable engine of destruction'? Samuel Beckett and Arnold Geulincx's Ethics, Matthew Feldman (University of Northampton) 3. Withholding Assent: Beckett in the light of Stoic Ethics, Anthony Uhlmann (University of Western Sydney) 4. Post-war Beckett: Resistance, Commitment or Communist Krap?, Jackie Blackman (Trinity College Dublin) 5. A World without Monsters: Beckett and the Ethics of Cruelty, Paul Sheehan (Macquarie University, Sydney) 6. The Anethics of Desire: Beckett, Racine, Sade, Shane Weller (University of Kent) 7. ‘So Fluctuant a Death': Entropy and Survival in The Lost Ones and Long Observation of the Ray, David Houston Jones (University of Exeter) 8. Beckett and the World, Steven Connor (Birkbeck College)9. From Joyce to Beckett: From National to Global, Peter Boxall (University of Sussex) 10. ‘Throw up for good': Gagging, Compulsion and a Comedy of Ethics in the Trilogy, Laura Salisbury (Birkbeck College) Index

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