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The Complete Critical Guide to Samuel Beckett

David Pattie
Format
Book
Published
London : Routledge, c2000.
Language
English
Series
Complete Critical Guides
ISBN
0415202531, 041520254X (pbk.)
Contents
  • Part I Life and Contexts 3
  • (a) Early years: 1906-1927 5
  • (b) Young writer: 1928-1939 11
  • (c) War and Watt: 1939-1946 27
  • (d) 'The Siege in the Room': 1945-1953 30
  • (e) Fame: 1953-1969 35
  • (f) Last years: 1970-1989 43
  • Part II Work 49
  • (a) Early prose: 1929-1945 51
  • (i) 'Assumption' to More Pricks than Kicks 51
  • (ii) Murphy 57
  • (iii) Watt 60
  • (b) Beckett's post-war work: 1945-1960 63
  • (i) Turn to monologue 63
  • (ii) Mercier and Camier and the Nouvelles 64
  • (iii) Trilogy 66
  • (iv) Eleutheria and Waiting for Godot 73
  • (v) Endgame 76
  • (vi) Post-Endgame drama 78
  • (vii) Post-Trilogy prose and How It Is 80
  • (viii) Happy Days 82
  • (c) Later work: 1960-1989 84
  • (i) Experiments in prose 85
  • (ii) Experiments in theatre 88
  • (iii) Experiments in radio, film and television 93
  • (iv) Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, Worstward Ho and Stirrings Still 94
  • (d) Beckett the poet 98
  • Part III Criticism 101
  • (a) Beckett the Cartesian: 1959-1969 105
  • (b) Beckett industry: 1970-1980 125
  • (ii) Prose 136
  • (iii) Drama/theatre 139
  • (iv) Philosophical/theoretical studies 144
  • (v) Poetry/media/other studies 150
  • (c) Theoretical Beckett: 1980-1995 152
  • (i) Structuralism, post-structuralism and postmodernism 154
  • (ii) Feminist criticism 171
  • (iii) Psychoanalytic/mythic criticism 175
  • (iv) Humanist/introductory/miscellaneous criticism 180
  • (d) Recent criticism: 1995- 194.
Description
viii, 220 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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