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ISBN-13: 9781408145579
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/31/2013
Series: Critical Companions Series
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,177,586
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Katherine Weiss is an Associate Professor of English and Modern Drama at East Tennessee State University. She and Seán Kennedy are the editors of Samuel Beckett: History, Memory, Archive published in 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan. Additionally, she included the notes and commentary to Methuen Drama's student edition of Tennessee Williams's Sweet Bird of Youth (2010) and has published several articles on Samuel Beckett and Sam Shepard, among other modern and contemporary playwrights.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction

The Stage Plays
Waiting for Godot
Endgame
Krapp's Last Tape
Happy Days
Play
Come and Go
Footfalls

The Radio Plays
All That Fall
Embers
The Old Tune
Words and Music, Cascando, Rough for Radio I, Rough for Radio II

The Teleplays
Eh Joe
Ghost Trio
... but the clouds ...
Nacht und Träume
Quad
What Where

Critical Perspectives
'Ghosts: Chaos and Freedom in Beckett's Spectral Theatre' by Xerxes Mehta
'A Spectrum of Fidelity, an Ethic of Impossibility: Directing Beckett' by Nicholas Johnson
'Beckett on Television, Beckett on Love: A Response to Badiou' by Graley Herren
'Krapp's Last Tape and Mapping Modern Memory' by Dustin Anderson

Interviews
Wendy Salkind on Not I
Bill Largess on Ohio Impromptu
Wendy Salkind, Peggy Yates and Bill Largess on Play
Sam McCready on That Time and Ohio Impromptu

Chronology
Glossary
Further Reading
Index

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