aOn Beckett: Essays and Criticisma is the first collection of writings about the Nobel Prizeawinning author that covers the entire spectrum of his work, and also affords a rare glimpse of the private Beckett. More has been written about Samuel Beckett than about any other writer of this century a countless books and articles dealing with him are in print, and the progression continues geometrically. aOn Becketta brings together some of the most perceptive writings from the vast amount of scrutiny that has been lavished on the man; in addition to widely read essays there are contributions from more obscure sources, viewpoints not frequently seen. Together they allow the reader to enter the world of a writer whose work has left an impact on the consciousness of our time perhaps unmatched by that of any other recent creative imagination.Essays and Criticism S. E. Gontarski ... A persistent theme of Becketta#39;s is divine caprice, the arbitrary nature of salvation, a theme that haunts his plays like the ghost of King Hamlet. In Godot, one of Estragona#39;s feet is comfortable, one in pain; anbsp;...
|Author||:||S. E. Gontarski|
|Publisher||:||Anthem Press - 2014-01-15|