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Author Broomfield, Arthur,
Title The empty too : language and philosophy in the works of Samuel Beckett / by Arthur Broomfield.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014.
©2014

Author Broomfield, Arthur,
Subject Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Language.
Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989 -- Philosophy.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 100 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-98) and index.
Summary This engaging and often controversial study of Beckett's works argues that, for Beckett, pure language is reality. Taking its title from a sentence in Worstward Ho, this rigorous reading of Beckett's key texts claims that what we perceive in the existential world can never be proved to exist, while language survives scrutiny, and will 'go on' to become the real, once it has been divested of its connection to the corporeal. This book draws on the major philosophers to support this thesis, but ...
Contents FOREWORD; THE REAL AND THE OTHER FROM PLATO, THROUGH DERRIDA, TO BECKETT; FILM: LET'S LOOK AT THE TEXT; WEIGHING THE WAIT IN WAITING FOR GODOT; HOW IT IS IN HOW IT IS; THE WORST WORD IS BESTIN WORSTWARD HO; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781443863001 (electronic bk.)
1443863009 (electronic bk.)
1306907365 (ebk)
9781306907361 (ebk)
1443854026
9781443854023
OCLC # 884460372
Additional Format Print version: Broomfield, Arthur. Empty too 1443854026 (OCoLC)869434319


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