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Women and Ireland as Beckett's Lost Others: Beyond Mourning and Melancholia

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This study investigates the relationship between emotion, memory, exile and the poetics of grieving in Beckett's works. Using a psychoanalytic framework, this monograph traces discourses of mourning (Klein), melancholia (Freud) and abjection (Kristeva) in Beckett's texts, and demonstrates how Ireland and women are often the objects of loss.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published May 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published May 11th 2010)
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