Samuel Beckett and the Language of Subjectivity
  • Author : Derval Tubridy
  • Release Date : 05 July 2018
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Genre : Art
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 13 : 9781108483247

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Book excerpt: The first sustained exploration of aporia as a vital, subversive, and productive figure within Beckett's prose and theatre.

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Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Beckett’s Late Stage reexamines the Nobel laureate’s post-war prose and drama in the light of contemporary trauma theory. Through a series of sustained close-readings, the study demonstrates how the comings and goings of Beckett’s prose unsettles the Western philosophical tradition; it reveals how Beckett’s live theatrical ...

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Publisher : Peter Lang
Genre : Philosophy
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This book examines the role of Samuel Beckett in contemporary philosophical aesthetics, primarily through analysis of both his own essays and the various interpretations that philosophers (especially Adorno, Blanchot, Deleuze, and Badiou) have given to his works. The study centres around the fundamental question of the relationship between art and ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Bringing together seminal writings on Beckett from the 1950s and 1960s with critical readings from the 1980s and 1990s, this collection is inspired by a wide variety of literary-theoretical approaches and covers the whole range of Beckett's creative work. Following an up-to-date review and analysis of Beckett criticism, fifteen extracts ...

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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 ...

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Author : Daniel Katz
Publisher : Northwestern University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study argues that the expression of voicelessness in Beckett is not silence. Rather, the negativity and negation so evident in his work are not simply affirmed, but the emptiness can all too easily itself become an affirmation of power....

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Author : Jeremy Colangelo
Publisher : University of Michigan Press
Genre : Uncategorized
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Analyzing the invisible abled body through the work of Joyce, Beckett, Egerton, and Bowen...

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Author : Tim Lawrence
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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Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

Author : James McNaughton
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett's literary responses to the political maelstroms of his formative and middle years: the Irish civil war and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe, the rise of fascism and the atrocities of World War II. Archive yields a Beckett who monitored ...

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Author : Rhys Tranter
Publisher : Ibidem Press
Genre : Uncategorized
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Beckett's Late Stage reexamines the Nobel laureate's postwar prose and drama in the light of contemporary trauma theory. Through a series of sustained close readings, the study demonstrates how the comings and goings of Beckett's prose unsettles the Western philosophical tradition; it reveals how Beckett's live theatrical productions are haunted ...

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Author : Sarah Gendron
Publisher : Peter Lang
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Repetition, Difference, and Knowledge dialogues with novels, theatre, philosophy, and literary theory in order to explore how three thinkers - Samuel Beckett, Jacques Derrida, and Gilles Deleuze - employ repetition as a means with which to radically unsettle some of the most fundamental notions of the human experience (among them, ...

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Author : Anonim
Publisher : BRILL
Genre : Political Science
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Subjectivity is one of the central issues of twentieth-century philosophy, literature and art. Modernism, which “discovered” the subconscious, put an end to the belief in the Cartesian Subject as the autonomous centre of knowledge and self-consciousness. Instead, the subject became something uncontrollable, unreliable, incomplete and fragmentary. The attempts to recapture ...

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Author : Javed Akhtar
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Seminar paper from the year 2017 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, , language: English, abstract: Samuel Beckett was the most eminent dramatist of the absurdist movement of the twentieth century. Samuel Beckett was born on Good Friday, April 13, 1906, at Fox rock near Dublin, Ireland. Belonging to a ...