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The Resource Into the Breach : Samuel Beckett and the Ends of Literature

Into the Breach : Samuel Beckett and the Ends of Literature

Label
Into the Breach : Samuel Beckett and the Ends of Literature
Title
Into the Breach
Title remainder
Samuel Beckett and the Ends of Literature
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Arguing that Beckett's understanding of subjectivity cannot be reduced to that of phenomenology or existential humanism, Thomas Trezise offers a major reinterpretation of Beckett in light of Freud and such post-modernists as Bataille, Blanchot, and Derrida. Through extended comparisons of Beckett's trilogy of novels with the writings of these thinkers, he emphasizes a ""general economy"" of signification that both produces and dispossesses the phenomenological self. Trezise shows how Beckett's work defines literature as an instance within this economy and in so doing challenges traditional
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Trezise, Thomas
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2603.E378
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • Beckett, Samuel
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Criticism and interpretation
Label
Into the Breach : Samuel Beckett and the Ends of Literature
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover ; Contents; Preface; Introduction the Breach; 1. Dispossession; 2. Impersonality; 3. Error; Conclusion the Ends of Literature; Index
Control code
884012945
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (189 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861354
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7395cr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012945
Label
Into the Breach : Samuel Beckett and the Ends of Literature
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover ; Contents; Preface; Introduction the Breach; 1. Dispossession; 2. Impersonality; 3. Error; Conclusion the Ends of Literature; Index
Control code
884012945
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (189 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861354
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7395cr
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884012945

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