The Plays of Samuel Beckett (BOK)

Katherine Weiss

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Beckett remains one of the most important writers of the twentieth century whose radical experimentations in form and content won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969. This Critical Companion encompasses his plays for the stage, radio and television, and will be indispensable to students of his work. Challenging and at times perplexing, Beckett's work is represented on almost every literature, theatre and Irish studies curriculum in universities in North America, Europe and Australia. Katherine Weiss' admirably clear study of his work provides the perfect companion, illuminating each play and Beckett's vision, and investigating his experiments with the body, voice and technology. It includes in-depth studies of the major works Waiting for Godot, Endgame and Krapp's Last Tape, and as with other volumes in Methuen Drama's Critical Companions series it features too a series of essays by other scholars and practitioners offering different critical perspectives on Beckett in performance that will inform students' own critical thinking. Together with a series of resources including a chronology and a list of further reading, this is ideal for all students and readers of Beckett's work.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Katherine Weiss
Forlag
METHUEN DRAMA
ISBN 9781408145579
Antall sider 304 Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,6cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 379 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Dustin Anderson, Graley Herren, Nicholas Johnson, Xerxes Mehta Emner og form Literary studies: from c 1900 -, Literary studies: plays & playwrights