The Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts by S. E. GontarskiThe Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts by S. E. Gontarski

The Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the Arts

EditorS. E. Gontarski

Hardcover | March 5, 2014

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A landmark collection showcasing the diversity of Samuel Beckett's creative outputThe 35 original chapters in this Companion capture the continued vitality of Beckett studies in drama, music and the visual arts and establish rich and varied cultural contexts for Beckett's work world-wide.As well as considering topics such as Beckett and science, historiography, geocriticism and philosophy, the volume focuses on the post-centenary impetus within Beckett studies, emphasising a return to primary sources amid letters, drafts, and other documents. Major Beckett critics such as StevenConnor, David Lloyd, Andrew Gibson, John Pilling, Jean-Michel Rabate, and Mark Nixon, as well as emerging researchers, present the latest critical thinking in 9 key areas: Art and Aesthetics; The Body; Fiction; Film, Radio and Television; Global Beckett; Language / Writing; Philosophy; Reading; andTheatre and Performance. Edited by eminent Beckett scholar S. E. Gontarski, the Companion draws on the most vital, ground-breaking research to outline the nature of Beckett studies for the next generation.
S. E. Gontarski is Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University, Ph.D., Ohio State (1974) and specializes in twentieth-century Irish Studies, in British, U.S., and European Modernism, and in performance theory. He has been awarded four National Endowment for the Humanities research grants, has twice ...
Title:The Edinburgh Companion to Samuel Beckett and the ArtsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 6.69 × 9.61 × 0.98 inPublished:March 5, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:074867568X

ISBN - 13:9780748675685

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