The Resource Beckett and decay, Kathryn White

Beckett and decay, Kathryn White

Label
Beckett and decay
Title
Beckett and decay
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn White
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The word 'decay' is often used by critics in general reference to Beckett's thematic emphasis and philosophical outlook. However, this book explores the idea of decay as the fundamental core of Beckett's work, dominating it thematically, linguistically and artistically. Kathryn White explores Beckett's representation of physical decay, mental and spiritual deterioration and finally the idea that 'decay' is to be found in language itself. This study explores the importance of both theme and form in Beckett's work and considers whether Beckett will, in future generations, be remembered both for
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
828.91209
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6003.E282
LC item number
Z919 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum literary studies series
Label
Beckett and decay, Kathryn White
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-164) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Physical decay. The body infirm ; Old age : the dictatorship of time ; The decaying landscape ; Moribund man : Beckett and death -- Mental decline and spiritual attrition. The trap of memory ; Tired minds ; Perceptions of insanity ; 'I can't go on, I'll go on' : the ebbing spirit -- Death of the word. Minimalism and reductionism : advancing towards lessness ; Dramaticules ; The miniaturist of the word : the shorter prose ; Voices, ghosts, silence : into nothingness
Control code
ocn406418672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 167 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282452848
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
215107
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24981527
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)406418672
  • pebcs128215107X

Library Locations

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