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Samuel Beckett and the Terror of Literature (Hardcover) (Christopher Langlois)

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Samuel Beckett and the Terror of Literature addresses the relevance of terror to understanding the violence, the suffering, and the pain experienced by the narrative voices of Beckett's major post-1945 works in prose: The Unnamable, Texts for Nothing, How It Is, Company, Ill Seen Ill Said, and Worstward Ho. Through a sustained dialogue with the theoretical work of Maurice Blanchot, it accomplishes a systematic interrogation of what happens in the space of literature when writing, and first of all Beckett's, encounters the language of terror, thereby giving new significance - ethical, ontological, and political - to what speaks in Beckett's texts.
Number of Pages: 272
Genre: Literary Criticism, Philosophy
Series Title: Other Becketts
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr
Author: Christopher Langlois
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2017
TCIN: 52836296
UPC: 9781474419000
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-7502
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