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Beckett's Restlessness

Herschel Farbman

in The Other Night: Dreaming, Writing, and Restlessness in Twentieth-Century Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228652
eISBN:
9780823235780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228652.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses Samuel Beckett's concept of recklessness in his writing. The discussion shows that writing is the center of the action in Beckett's trilogy: Molloy; Malone Dies; and The ... More


Samuel Beckett

Tim Parks

in Life and Work: Writers, Readers, and the Conversations between Them

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300215366
eISBN:
9780300216738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215366.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the second volume of Samuel Beckett's letters, which chronicles the beginning of his mature and most celebrated work written in French, including Molloy and Waiting for Godot. ... More


Beckett, Setting, and Cosmopolitical Philosophy

Nels Pearson

in Irish Cosmopolitanism: Location and Dislocation in James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, and Samuel Beckett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060521
eISBN:
9780813050690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060521.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As Beckett’s style matures, his works repeatedly stage the paradox of opposing an undefined origin or departing an unreconciled home. In his French trilogy—Molloy, Malone Dies, and The ... More


The First Forty Years, 1906–46: Origins of a Vision and Form

Lois Gordon

in Reading Godot

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092868
eISBN:
9780300132021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092868.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter narrates the history and biography of Samuel Beckett after World War II, a period where he would produce his greatest works: Waiting for Godot, Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable. It ... More


Beckett’s Voices and the Paradox of Expression

Jeff Fort

in The Imperative to Write: Destitutions of the Sublime in Kafka, Blanchot and Beckett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823254699
eISBN:
9780823260836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823254699.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter analyzes a fundamental paradox that cuts across Beckett’s corpus, in which the impossibility of expression is doubled by the equally insistent inevitability of expression. Both sides of ... More


The Labor of Late Modernist Poetics: Beckett after Céline

Neil Levi

in Modernist Form and the Myth of Jewification

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255061
eISBN:
9780823260867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255061.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the place of an individual character's name in Samuel Beckett's Molloy and its significance for understanding the distinctive formal features of his postwar prose. The name ... More


Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy

Jason Wood

in Last Words: Considering Contemporary Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171977
eISBN:
9780231850698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171977.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with filmmakers Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy. Over the last four years Molloy and Lawlor have been working on a project called Civic Life, which involves local ... More


“Accursed Progenitor!”: Beckett’s Abstract Landscapes

Cóilín Parsons

in The Ordnance Survey and Modern Irish Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780198767701
eISBN:
9780191821585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198767701.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, European Literature

This chapter analyzes the work of Samuel Beckett, engaging with the debate that has emerged in the last two decades over the location of Beckett’s abstract, disorienting landscapes. Rather than ... More


Oaths, Threats, and Henry V

John Kerrigan

in Shakespeare’s Binding Language

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198757580
eISBN:
9780191817342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757580.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

Oaths can be aggressive not just because of what they threaten but because of the rips they tear in civility with their vehemence and profanity. In this chapter, the swearing of Captain MacMorris—the ... More


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