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Beckett on Screen : the television Plays.

Author: Jonathan Bignell
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This ground-breaking study analyses Beckett?s television plays in relation to the history and theory of television. It argues that they are in dialogue with innovative television traditions connected to Modernism in television, film, radio, theatre, literature and the visual arts. Using original research from BBC archives and manuscript sources, the book provides new perspectives on the relationships between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Television adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bignell, Jonathan.
Beckett on Screen : The television Plays.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, ©2009
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Bignell
ISBN: 9781847794338 1847794335 9781781701867 1781701865
OCLC Number: 818847454
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Production; 2. Broadcasting contexts; 3. Institutions and authorship; 4. Intertexts; 5. Evaluations; 6. Afterword: the lessons of history; Bibliography; Index.

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