Samuel Beckett And Testimony

Hardcover | March 15, 2011

byDavid Houston Jones

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This is the first sustained study of Samuel Beckett and testimony. It offers new readings of the problem of unspeakability in Beckett in relation to testimonial expression and the problems of knowledge which arise in recent theoretical conceptions of testimony and the archive.

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This is the first sustained study of Samuel Beckett and testimony. It offers new readings of the problem of unspeakability in Beckett in relation to testimonial expression and the problems of knowledge which arise in recent theoretical conceptions of testimony and the archive.

DAVID HOUSTON JONES is Senior Lecturer in French at the University of Exeter, UK. His publications include The Body Abject: Self and Text in Jean Genet and Samuel Beckett (2000), Jean Genet, 'Journal du voleur' (2004) and a critical edition of François Tanazacq's La Suprême Abjection de la Passion du Christ (2001).

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 8.85 × 5.68 × 0.71 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230275761

ISBN - 13:9780230275768

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Siting Testimony
Testimony and the Voice of Species
Iconophilia
Archiving Beckett
Information and the Inhuman
Conclusion: Beyond the archive?
Index

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"An extremely well-written and cogently argued work on an area that has remained underexplored in Beckett studies."-- Shane Weller, University of Kent, UK