Beckett and Ethics
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Beckett and Ethics

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ISBN-13:
9781441151179
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2011
Seiten:
198
Autor:
Russell Smith
Gewicht:
286 g
Format:
234x156x11 mm
Serie:
181, Continuum Literary Studies
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

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 arid a Comedy of Ethics in the Trilogy, Laura Salisbury (Birkbeck College); Index.
An international team of contributors examine how Beckett's work from the famous "siege in the room" of 1945-50 might be seen as responding to specific ethical crises of post-war Europe.