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Samuel Beckett and the 'State' of Ireland
Language: en
Pages: 209
Authors: Alan Graham, Scott Hamilton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-27 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Reflecting the rich critical debate at the ‘Beckett and the State of Ireland’ conferences held in Dublin between 2011 and 2013, this volume brings together a selection of essays which explore and respond to the Irish concerns which echo in the fiction, drama, and poetry of Samuel Beckett. From the
Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: James McNaughton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-09 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett's literary responses to the political maelstroms of his formative and middle years: the Irish civil war and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe, the rise of fascism and the atrocities of World War II. Archive yields a Beckett who monitored
Samuel Beckett and the Problem of Irishness
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Emilie Morin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-22 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Beckett's bilingual oeuvre has been approached from many angles, most of which stress its autonomy from understandings of Irishness emerging from the Irish Literary Revival. Emilie Morin shows that such autonomy is only apparent, and that Beckett's avant-garde practices remain bound to the exigencies that govern their very development.
Samuel Beckett and the Second World War
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: William Davies
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

In the wake of the Second World War, Samuel Beckett wrote some of the most significant literary works of the 20th century. This is the first full-length historical study to examine the far-reaching impact of the war on Beckett's creative and intellectual sensibilities. Drawing on a substantial body of archival
The New Cambridge Companion to Samuel Beckett
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Dirk Van Hulle
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-19 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The New Cambridge Companion to Samuel Beckett offers an accessible introduction to issues animating the field of Beckett studies today.