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Reflections on Beckett : a centenary celebration

Author: Anna McMullan; S E Wilmer
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2009.
Series: Theater--theory/text/performance.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Placing playwright Samuel Beckett's work in important historical, cultural, and aesthetic contexts, this book contains essays that demonstrate the playwright's impact on theater, performance, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reflections on Beckett.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)650016140
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna McMullan; S E Wilmer
ISBN: 9780472116645 0472116649
OCLC Number: 246198962
Description: xiv, 241 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Beckett's bodies, or, Dr. Johnson's "anatomy lesson" / Linda Ben-Zvi --
Beckett and nothing / Terry Eagleton --
Yeats and Beckett: the ghosts in the machines / Terence Brown --
"Who can shave an egg?" : foreign tongues and primal sounds in Mallarmé and Beckett / Marina Warner --
Samuel Brecht and Bertolt Beckett : Schopenhauer and Nietzsche as educators / Antony Tatlow --
Among the deepening shades : the Beckettian moment(um) and the Brechtian arrest / Herbert Blau --
The great hole of history : "natural" catastrophe and liturgical silence / Joseph Roach --
Revising himself : Samuel Beckett and the art of self-collaboration / S.E. Gontarski --
"They want to be entertained" : performing Beckett / Barry McGovern --
Beckett's "Beckett" : so many words for silence / Enoch Brater --
Beckett's trinities / Ruby Cohn.
Series Title: Theater--theory/text/performance.
Responsibility: edited by Anna McMullan and S.E. Wilmer.
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