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Beckett and ethics / edited by Russell Smith.

London ; New York : Continuum, [2011?]

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  • Title:
    Beckett and ethics / edited by Russell Smith.
  • Contributor: Russell Smith Dr.
  • Subjects: Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation;
    Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Ethics;
    Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989; Ethics in literature; Philosophy in literature; Ethics; Ethics in literature; Philosophy in literature; LITERARY CRITICISM / European / French; Criticism, interpretation, etc; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 848.91409
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: London ; New York : Continuum, [2011?]
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Introduction, Russell Smith 1.'We have our being in justice': Critical Theory, Abstraction and Beckett's 'Ethics', David Cunningham (University of Westminster) 2. A 'suitable engine of destruction'? Samuel Beckett and Arnold Geulincx's Ethics, Matthew Feldman (University of Northampton) 3. Withholding Assent: Beckett in the light of Stoic Ethics, Anthony Uhlmann (University of Western Sydney) 4. Post-war Beckett: Resistance, Commitment or Communist Krap?, Jackie Blackman (Trinity College Dublin) 5. A World without Monsters: Beckett and the Ethics of Cruelty, Paul Sheehan (Macquarie University, Sydney) 6. The Anethics of Desire: Beckett, Racine, Sade, Shane Weller (University of Kent) 7. 'So Fluctuant a Death': Entropy and Survival in The Lost Ones and Long Observation of the Ray, David Houston Jones (University of Exeter) 8. Beckett and the World, Steven Connor (Birkbeck College)9. From Joyce to Beckett: From National to Global, Peter Boxall (University of Sussex) 10. 'Throw up for good': Gagging, Compulsion and a Comedy of Ethics in the Trilogy, Laura Salisbury (Birkbeck College) Index .
  • Identifier: ISBN 9781441174208 (electronic bk.); ISBN 1441174206 (electronic bk.); BNB GBB931687; System number: 019248790
  • Notes: Originally published in print: 2008.
    Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: Continuum literary studies series
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.385925
  • UIN: BLL01019248790

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