Beckett and aesthetics by Daniel Albright

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Aesthetics,
  • Beckett, Samuel, 1906- -- Technique,
  • Aesthetics, Modern -- 20th century,
  • Failure (Psychology) in literature,
  • Artists in literature,
  • Art and literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-175) and index.

Book details

StatementDaniel Albright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6003.E282 Z5424 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 179 p. :
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3687121M
ISBN 100521829089
LC Control Number2003051533

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: Sex and Aesthetics in Samuel Beckett's Work (New Interpretations of Beckett in the Twenty-First Century) (): Stewart, P.: BooksCited by: 6. The Metaphysical Vision: Arthur Schopenhauer’s Philosophy of Art and Life and Samuel Beckett’s Own Way to Make Use of It expands upon the ideas and theories set forth in the author’s Die eigentlich metaphysische Tätigkeit: Über Schopenhauers Ästhetik und ihre Anwendung durch Samuel Beckett, published (in German) in and hailed by Catharina Wulf in her book The Imperative of Reviews: 2.

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Beckett and Aesthetics, first published inexamines Samuel Beckett's struggle with the recalcitrance of artistic media, their refusal to yield to his artistic purposes.

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Book Description. Music abounds in twentieth- century Irish literature. Whether it be the "thought-tormented" music of Joyce’s "The Dead", the folk tunes and opera that resound throughout Ulysses, or the four- part threnody in Beckett’s Watt, it is clear that the influence of music on the written word in Ireland is deeply Beckett arguably went further than any other.

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