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Still: Samuel Beckett's Quietism
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Wimbush Andy
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-18 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

In the 1930s, a young Samuel Beckett confessed to a friend that he had been living his life according to an ‘abject self-referring quietism’. Andy Wimbush argues that ‘quietism’—a philosophical and religious attitude of renunciation and will-lessness—is a key to understanding Beckett’s artistic vision and the development of his career
Beckett's Books
Language: en
Pages: 179
Authors: Matthew Feldman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-08 - Publisher: Continuum

A genuinely ground-breaking study of Beckett's notes on his reading during the interwar years, now available in paperback for the first time.
Samuel Beckett's German Diaries 1936-1937
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: Mark Nixon
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-06-23 - Publisher: A&C Black

Authority is something we experience every day, but is it necessary? Many think that it is not, and that it exists only as a remedy for some defect in us. Victor Lee Austin sets about exploring the higher and nobler functions of authority, and in doing so reveals its human
Beckett and Decay
Language: en
Pages: 167
Authors: Kathryn White
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-12 - Publisher: A&C Black

Explores the concept of decay as providing the fundamental core of Beckett's work, examining the theme of decay in terms of physical, mental and linguistic deterioration.
Art, History, and Postwar Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Kevin Brazil
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-06 - Publisher: Oxford English Monographs

Art, History, and Postwar Fiction explores the ways in which novelists responded to the visual arts from the aftermath of the Second World War to the present day. If art had long served as a foil to enable novelists to reflect on their craft, this book argues that in the