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Paul Stewart, David Pattie
When Samuel Beckett’s work first appeared, it was routinely described, by Adorno amongst others, as a clear example of European high culture. However, this judgement ignored an aspect of Beckett’s...
Forming a pair with the voice, the gaze is a central structuring element of Samuel Beckett’s creation. And yet it takes the form of a strangely impersonal visual dimension testifying to the absence of...
Trauma, Language, and Subjectivity
Beckett’s Late Stage reexamines the Nobel laureate’s post-war prose and drama in the light of contemporary trauma theory. Through a series of sustained close-readings, the study demonstrates how the...
Charlotta Palmstierna Einarsson
The Corporeal Turn in Samuel Beckett’s Drama
Combining phenomenological analysis with dance and performance analysis and affect theory, A Theatre of Affect: The Corporeal Turn in Samuel Beckett’s Drama takes stock of the various ways in which the...
Schopenhauer, Beckett and the Aesthetics of Irreducibility
Anthony Barron explores the relationship between the philosophy of Schopenhauer and the forms and themes of Beckett’s critical and creative writings. He shows that Beckett’s aesthetic preoccupations...
David Houston Jones, Robert Reginio, Katherine Weiss
This groundbreaking collection from scholars and artists on the legacy of Beckett in contemporary art provides readers with a unique view of this important writer for page, stage, and screen. The volume...
Proceedings of a Symposium Held by the Department of American Culture and Literature Halic University, Istanbul, 19-21 April 2006
These proceedings of the international 2006 symposium ‘The Theory and Practice of Life Writing: Auto/biography, Memoir and Travel Writing in Post/modern Literature’ at Haliç University, Istanbul,...
Monte Hellman ist für viele Fans und Kritiker der zu wenig beachtete Grand Seigneur des amerikanischen Independent-Kinos. Seine Filme gelten bis heute in Fachkreisen zugleich als Kuriosum und Faszinosum....
Matthew Feldman, Karim Mamdani
This collection of essays, most of which return to or renew something of an empirical or archival approach to the issues, represents the most comprehensive analysis of Beckett's relationship to philosophy...
Essays on Archives, Philosophy, and Methodology in Beckett Studies
The dozen essays brought together here, alongside a newly-written introduction, contextualize and exemplify the recent "empirical turn" in Beckett studies. Characterized, above all, by recourse to manuscript...