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Samuel Beckett and the postcolonial novel

Patrick Bixby

Samuel Beckett and the postcolonial novel

by Patrick Bixby

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beckett, Samuel, -- 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-229) and index.

    StatementPatrick Bixby.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6003.E282 Z5758 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 238 p. :
    Number of Pages238
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24040699M
    ISBN 100521113881
    ISBN 109780521113885
    LC Control Number2010275266

    Samuel Beckett’s How It Is. Philosophy in Translation, by Anthony Cordingley [ ] is the most comprehensive account of Beckett’s impenetrable novel to date, as well as the first book-length monograph devoted to the explanation of its sources. Pages in category "Novels by Samuel Beckett" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

    Explores Samuel Beckett’s relation to painting and the visual imagination that informs his theatrical work. Read an interview with David Lloyd; Beckett was deeply engaged with the visual arts and individual painters, including Jack B. Yeats, Bram van Velde, and Avigdor Arikha. Molloy is Samuel Beckett's best-known novel, and his first published work to be written in French, ushering in a period of concentrated creativity in the late s which included the companion novels Malone Dies and The narrative of Molloy, old and ill, remembering and forgetting, scarcely human, begets a parallel tale of the spinsterish Moran, a private detective sent in search.

      Home › Literary Criticism › Analysis of Samuel Beckett’s Novels. Analysis of Samuel Beckett’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on April 1, • (0). It was a matter of some pleasure to Samuel Beckett (13 April – 22 December ) that his work resists explication.   The Postcolonial Novel provides a concise and invaluable introduction to the rise of postcolonial literatures in English through close readings of seminal novels. These novels which continue to generate debate long after publication and have influenced the ways in which we think about literature and literary studies provide an ideal entry point to the subject for students.


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