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Beckett's dying words : the Clarendon lectures, 1990

Author: Christopher Ricks
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ricks, Christopher B.
Beckett's dying words.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624402887
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Ricks
ISBN: 0198123582 9780198123583
OCLC Number: 27265407
Description: vi, 218 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Death. The wish to die. Death as ease. Positive annihilation. Never dying. Certified death --
Words That Went Dead. Abstracted to death. Cliches. Resurrection. The obituary --
Languages, Both Dead and Living. Memento mori. Gaelic. De rigueur. Archaism and the moribund. The antithetical sense. The counter-poison --
The Irish Bull. Definitions. The bull and blasphemy. The bull and death. The bull, identity, and posterity. Coleridge and the bull. Sydney Smith and the Irish. Some bulls from Beckett. The bull and power --
Postscript: December 1989 --
A Selective Chronology of Beckett's Published Volumes.
Responsibility: Christopher Ricks.
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