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The Plays of Samuel Beckett

Author: Katherine Weiss
Publisher: London : A & C Black, 2012.
Series: Critical Companions Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
'The Plays of Samuel Beckett' provides a stimulating analysis of Beckett's entire dramatic oeuvre, encompassing his stage, radio and television plays. Ideal for students, this major study combines analysis of each play by Katherine Weiss with interviews and essays from practitioners and scholars.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weiss, Katherine.
Plays of Samuel Beckett.
London : A & C Black, 2012
(OCoLC)811622616
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Weiss
ISBN: 9781408145586 1408145588 140814557X 9781408145579 9781408145593 1408145596
OCLC Number: 820172428
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages).
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Stage Plays; Waiting for Godot; Endgame; Krapp's Last Tape; Happy Days; Play; Come and Go; Footfalls; Conclusion; 2 The Radio Plays; All That Fall; Embers; The Old Tune; Words and Music, Cascando, Rough for Radio I, Rough for Radio II; Conclusion; 3 The Teleplays; Eh Joe; Ghost Trio; ... but the clouds . . .; Nacht und Träume; Quad; What Where; Conclusion; 4 Critical Perspectives; Ghosts: Chaos and Freedom in Beckett's Spectral Theatre; A Spectrum of Fidelity, an Ethic of Impossibility: Directing Beckett. Beckett on Television, Beckett on Love: A Response to BadiouKrapp's Last Tape and Mapping Modern Memory; 5 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; Conclusion; Notes; Chronology of selected events, performances and publications; Further reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z; Credits.
Series Title: Critical Companions Ser.
Responsibility: Katherine Weiss.

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