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作者 Connor, Steven, 1955-
書名 Beckett, modernism and the material imagination / Steven Connor, University of Cambridge
出版項 New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014
國際標準書號 9781107059221 (hardback)
9781107629110 (paperback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 文哲所  876.484 B396/ C752    在架上    30580003217093
說明 v, 217 pages ; 24 cm
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附註 "Steven Connor, one of the most influential critics of twentieth-century literature and culture working today, has spent much of his career writing and thinking about Samuel Beckett. This book presents Connor's finest published work on Beckett alongside fresh essays that explore how Beckett has shaped major themes in modernism and twentieth-century literature. Through discussions of sport, nausea, slowness, flies, the radio switch, tape, religion and academic life, Connor shows how Beckett's writing is characteristic of a distinctively mundane or worldly modernism, arguing that it is well-attuned to our current concern with the stressed relations between the human and natural worlds. Through Connor's analysis, Beckett's prose, poetry and dramatic works animate a modernism profoundly concerned with life, worldly existence and the idea of the world as such. Lucid, provocative, wide-ranging, and richly informed by critical and cultural theory, this new book from Steven Connor is required reading for anyone teaching or studying Beckett, modernism and twentieth-century literary studies"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-212) and index
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: Beckett's finitude; Part I. Bodies: 2. 'My fortieth year had come and gone and I still throwing the javelin': Beckett's athletics; 3. The nauseous character of all flesh; 4. Making flies mean something; Part II. Timepieces: 5. 'I switch off': the ordeals of radio; 6. Looping the loop: tape-time in Burroughs and Beckett; 7. 'In my soul I suppose, where the acoustics are so bad': writing the white noise; 8. Slow going; Part III. Worlds: 9. Beckett's low church; 10. The loutishness of learning; 11. Beckett and the world; 12. 'On such and such a day... in such a world'
主題 Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation
Modernism (Literature)
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