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Samuel Beckett : a study of his novels

Author: Eugene Webb
Publisher: Seattle, [Washington] : University of Washington Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Collectively the works of Samuel Beckett, winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, reveal a remarkable continuity of theme. Together his writings present a particular view of life and each  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene Webb
ISBN: 9780295994345 0295994347
OCLC Number: 898493340
Description: viii, 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Beckett and the twentieth century --
Early writings: the first statements of Beckett's themes --
Murphy --
Watt and the transition to the trilogy --
The structure of the trilogy --
Disillusionment with knowledge and action --
Longing for silence --
Inferno --
Beyond the trilogy --
Postscript: Beckett's fiction since 1964.
Responsibility: Eugene Webb.

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