The Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts
  • Author : S. E. Gontarski
  • Release Date : 05 July 2022
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Arts, Modern
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  • ISBN 13 : 1784025380

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Book excerpt: This Companion captures the continued vitality of Beckett studies in drama, music and the visual arts and establish rich and varied cultural contexts for Becketts work world-wide.

Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts

Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts

Author : S.E. Gontarski
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A landmark collection showcasing the diversity of Samuel Beckett's creative output The 35 original chapters in this Companion capture the continued vitality of Beckett studies in drama, music and the visual arts and establish rich and varied cultural contexts for Beckett's work world-wide. As well as considering topics such as Beckett ...

Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts

Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts

Author : S E (Florida State University) Gontarski
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The 35 new and original chapters in this Companion capture the continued vitality of Beckett studies in drama, music and the visual arts and establish rich and varied cultural contexts for BeckettOCOs work world-wide. As well as considering topics such as Beckett and science, historiography, geocriticism and philosophy, the volume focuses ...

A Companion to Samuel Beckett

A Companion to Samuel Beckett

Author : S. E. Gontarski
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Author : Dirk Van Hulle
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Edinburgh Companion to the Postcolonial Middle East

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Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Political Science
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This Edinburgh Companion seeks to develop a postcolonial framework for addressing the Middle East. The first collection of essays on this subject, it assembles some of the world's foremost postcolonialists to explore the critical, theoretical and disciplinary possibilities that inquiry into this region opens for postcolonial studies. Throughout its twenty-four ...

Samuel Beckett and the Visual

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Author : Conor Carville
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book outlines Beckett's passion for the visual arts as he developed his signature style between the 1930s and 1970s....

Samuel Beckett and the Terror of Literature

Samuel Beckett and the Terror of Literature

Author : Christopher Langlois
Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Philosophy
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Samuel Beckett and the Terror of Literature addresses the relevance of terror to understanding the violence, the suffering, and the pain experienced by the narrative voices of Beckett's major post-1945 works in prose: The Unnamable, Texts for Nothing, How It Is, Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, and Worstward Ho. Through ...

Samuel Beckett in Confinement

Samuel Beckett in Confinement

Author : James Little
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Confinement appears repeatedly in Samuel Beckett's oeuvre – from the asylums central to Murphy and Watt to the images of confinement that shape plays such as Waiting for Godot and Endgame. Drawing on spatial theory and new archival research, Beckett in Confinement explores these recurring concepts of closed space to cast ...

Reading Elizabeth Bishop

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Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
Genre : Uncategorized
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Publisher : Springer
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book considers how Samuel Beckett’s critical essays, dialogues and reflections drew together longstanding philosophical discourses about the nature of representation, and fostered crucial, yet overlooked, connections between these discourses and his fiction and poetry. It also pays attention to Beckett’s writing for little-magazines in France from the 1930...

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Author : David Addyman,Matthew Feldman,Erik Tonning
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is the first sustained examination of Samuel Beckett’s pivotal engagements with post-war BBC radio. The BBC acted as a key interpreter and promoter of Beckett’s work during this crucial period of his "getting known" in the Anglophone world in the 1950s and 1960s, especially through the ...