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‘Siege Laid Again’: Arikha’s Gaze, Beckett’s Painted Stage

David Lloyd

in Beckett's Thing: Painting and Theatre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415729
eISBN:
9781474426831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415729.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Chapter 3 explores Beckett’s relationship with the Romanian-Jewish painter Avigdor Arikha. After long practicing as an abstract painter, in 1965 Arikha committed himself to working “from ... More


Introduction: The Painted Stage – Beckett’s Visual Aesthetics

David Lloyd

in Beckett's Thing: Painting and Theatre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415729
eISBN:
9781474426831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415729.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The introduction reviews Beckett’s life-long engagement with the visual arts and artists and explores previous critical work that has tended to take his statements on art largely as statements about ... More


Beckett's Thing: Painting and Theatre

David Lloyd

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474415729
eISBN:
9781474426831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415729.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Samuel Beckett was deeply engaged with the visual arts and individual painters, including Jack B. Yeats, Bram van Velde, and Avigdor Arikha. The book explores what Beckett saw in their paintings that ... More


The Painter of Postmodern Life

Michal Ben-Naftali

in Living Together: Jacques Derrida's Communities of Violence and Peace

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249923
eISBN:
9780823252626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249923.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The essay examines Derrida's hybrid avowal as a pre-political affective gesture, whose particular philosophical expression resembles a lyrical abstract. Its origin is thus neither literary nor ... More


‘Look Again’, ‘Listen, Listen’, ‘Keep Looking’: Emergent Properties and Sensorimotor Imagining in Mary Oliver’s Poetry

Kathryn Banks

in Reading Beyond the Code: Literature and Relevance Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198794776
eISBN:
9780191836268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794776.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a way of understanding the effects of poetic images (metaphorical or literal). It employs and extends the notion of ‘emergent properties’, as well as relevance theory’s account of ... More


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