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Performing embodiment in Samuel Beckett's drama

Author: Anna McMullan
Publisher: New York, NY ; Abingdon, Oxon. : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies, 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing an overview of existing scholarship on Beckett and performance, this title will place Beckett's drama for theatre, film, television and radio in the context of highly contemporary discourses of subjectivity, embodiment, performance and technology.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anna McMullan
ISBN: 9780415385985 0415385989 9780415634205 0415634202
OCLC Number: 149007741
Description: x, 186 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Dehiscent bodies : from "Le Kid" to Eleutheria --
Intercorporeal performances and the hauntings of history in Waiting for Godot and Endgame --
"This visible flesh" : Krapp's Last tape and Happy days --
Mimes and fragments : corporeal laboratories --
Radiophonic embodiments --
The flesh of the screen and the "eye of prey" : Beckett's Film --
Unhomely semblances and the televisual matrix --
The late theatre : performing traces of embodiment --
Mutated bodies : stage performances of Beckett's late prose texts --
Conclusion : re-embodying Beckett's drama in the twenty-first century.
Series Title: Routledge advances in theatre and performance studies, 12.
Responsibility: Anna McMullan.
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The representation and experience of embodiment is a central preoccupation of Samuel Beckett's drama, one that he explored through diverse media. This title investigates a range of Beckett's dramatic  Read more...

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