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Samuel Beckett : history, memory, archive

Author: Seán Kennedy; Katherine Weiss
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: New interpretations of Beckett in the twenty-first century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This volume comprises ten essays challenging the dominant account of Samuel Beckett's engagement with history. As the first full-length volume to address the historical debate in Beckett studies, Samuel Beckett: History, Memory, Archive provides both ground-breaking analysis of the major works as well as a sustained interrogation of the critical assumptions that underpin Beckett studies more generally. Drawing on a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett; Samuel Beckett
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Seán Kennedy; Katherine Weiss
ISBN: 0230619444 9780230619449
OCLC Number: 316829390
Description: x, 226 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Does Beckett studies require a subject? Mourning Ireland in the Texts for Nothing / Seán Kennedy --
Between gospel and prohibition: Beckett in Nazi Germany 1936-1937 / Mark Nixon --
Beckett's "Brilliant Obscurantics": Watt and the problem of propaganda / James McNaughton --
Beckett's theatre "After Auschwitz" / Jackie Blackman --
"Faintly struggling things": trauma, testimony, and inscrutable life in Beckett's The Unnamable / Alysia E. Garrison --
Samuel Beckett, the archive, and the problem of history / Robert Reginio --
Archives of the end: embodied history in Samuel Beckett's plays / Jonathan Boulter --
"Humanity in ruins": the historical body in Samuel Beckett's fiction / Katherine Weiss --
Writing relics: mapping the composition history of Beckett's Endgame / Dirk Van Hulle --
"Agnostic quietism" and Samuel Beckett's early development / Matthew Feldman.
Series Title: New interpretations of Beckett in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: edited by Seán Kennedy and Katherine Weiss.

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