Beckett's Art of Absence: Rethinking the Void

Hardcover | April 15, 2011

byCiaran Ross

not yet rated|write a review
Using the work of W.Bion and D.Winnicott, this book offers a psychoanalytic study of Beckett's aesthetics of absence. Focusing on the first prose trilogy and Waiting for Godot, it offers a critical challenge to accepted viewpoints of Beckett's negative status, not only within psychoanalytic literary criticism, but within Beckett criticism at large.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$119.12 online
$130.00 list price (save 8%)
In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

Using the work of W.Bion and D.Winnicott, this book offers a psychoanalytic study of Beckett's aesthetics of absence. Focusing on the first prose trilogy and Waiting for Godot, it offers a critical challenge to accepted viewpoints of Beckett's negative status, not only within psychoanalytic literary criticism, but within Beckett critic...

CIARAN ROSS is Professor of Twentieth-Century English and Irish Literature at the University of Strasbourg, France. He is Irish and was educated in St. Patrick's College, Maynooth and Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. His publications include Aux frontières du vide and editor of Sub-versions: Trans-national Readings of Modern Irish Li...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.62 inPublished:April 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230575188

ISBN - 13:9780230575189

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Beckett's Art of Absence: Rethinking the Void

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
Setting up Shop in the Void.
Beckett's Negative Sublime
Family Matters
Playing, Dying and the Art of Being Absent
Incomprehensible Damnation
The Void on Stage
Restyling the Ineffable Void
Conclusion: By Way of Neither
Bibliography
Index