The Aesthetics of Failure: Inexpressibility in Samuel Beckett's Fiction

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Although Beckett scholarship has in recent decades experienced a renaissance as a result of various poststructuralist approaches that tend to emphasize destabilization and inexpressibility as the defining features of Becketts output, relatively little attention has been paid to the ethical aspects of his aesthetics of failure. This book fits into that renaissance, but draws on a distinct, though rarely addressed, connection that Samuel Becketts work shares with that of Maurice Blanchot and Emmanuel Levinas. It is within ...

The Aesthetics of Failure: Inexpressibility in Samuel Beckett's Fiction 2013, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443850438

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