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A companion to Samuel Beckett /

Other Authors: Gontarski, S. E.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 63.
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Table of Contents:
  • A writer's homes
  • a writer's life / James Knowlson
  • Within a budding grove : publishing Beckett in America / S.E. Gontarski
  • Samuel Beckett and Waiting for Godot / Lois Gordon
  • Beginning to end : publishing and producing Beckett / Barney Rosset
  • A critique of aesthetic judgment : Beckett's "dissonance of ends and means" / John Pilling
  • The legacy of Samuel Beckett : an anatomy / H. Porter Abbott
  • Beckett and philosophy / Anthony Uhlmann
  • Philosophizing with Beckett : Adorno and Badiou / Jean-Michel Rabaté
  • Beckett and ethics / Shane Weller
  • Beckett and Germany in the 1930s : the development of a poetics / Mark Nixon
  • Samuel Beckett and science / C.J. Ackerley
  • A purgatorial calculus : Beckett's mathematics in "Quad" / Brett Stevens
  • Beckett and obsessional Ireland / David Pattie
  • Beckett in French and English / Sinéad Mooney
  • Beckett the poet / Marjorie Perloff
  • The "dream" poems : poems in personae / Sean Lawlor
  • Figures of script : the development of Beckett's short prose and the "aesthetic of inaudibilities" / Dirk Van Hulle
  • Molloy, or life without a chambermaid / Patrick A. McCarthy
  • Malone dies : postmodernist masculinity / Susan Mooney
  • "The knowing non-exister" : thirteen ways of reading Texts for nothing / S.E. Gontarski and C.J. Ackerley
  • What we are given to mean : Endgame / Paul Shields
  • "In the old style," yet anew : Happy Days in the "afterBeckett" / William Hutchings
  • Beckett's production of Waiting for Godot (Warten auf Godot) / David Bradby
  • The seated figure on Beckett's stage / Enoch Brater
  • Clowning with Beckett / Mary Bryden
  • "Down, all going down ..." : the spiral structure of Beckett's theater / Xerxes Mehta
  • Beckett on television / Graley Herren
  • Staging Beckett in Spain : theater and politics / Antonia Rodríguez-Gago.