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Beckett: A Guide for the Perplexed

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Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is one of the most important twentieth century writers. Seen as both a modernist and postmodernist, his work has influenced generations of playwrights, novelists and poets. Despite his notorious difficulty, Beckett famously refused to offer his readers any help in interpreting his work. Beckett's texts examine key philosophical-humanist questions ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published November 7th 2008 by Bloomsbury Academic (first published September 7th 2008)
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This book traces Beckett's quest for the "literature of the unword".
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